Abia: PDP rejoices over its landslide in House of Reps bye-election



Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed joy over landslide victory in ’s Aba /South Federal Constituency be-election.


In a statement issued on in Abuja by National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, party stated that victory had far-reaching implications.


According to Ologbondiyan, victory establishes acceptance of party only in Abia and the South-East zone but across the .


He stated that the PDP’s massive 10,322 votes against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and candidate’s paltry 3,674 votes “a direct confirmation that APC no foothold in the South-East.


“Indeed, our party’s resounding defeat of the APC in Aba, a major commercial nerve center of the southeast, further established the southeast as an undisputed stronghold of PDP,” he added.


He added that the party’s sweeping victory further showed that the people of the South-East and Nigerians generally waiting for the return of PDP in Nigeria.


Ologbondiyan congratulated PDP leaders in Abia, particularly Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu and the people of the constituency for asserting themselves in the election.


He urged them to remain united and steadfast for the task ahead.


“The PDP also congratulates the -elect, Chimaobi Ebisike, and urge him to hit the ground running after his inauguration.


is to enable him to give his people the required representation, in line with the PDP manifesto,” he stated. (NAN)