Master Energy Managing Director Uche Ogah, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state in a primary election which was held in all the 184 wards in the 17 local governments across the southeast state.
Concise News reports that Ogah emerged as the candidate of the APC in the faction headed by Donatus Nwankpa, which is recognised by the APC National Working Committee (NWC).
Ogah’s emergence is coming after Ikechi Emenike had on Monday, emerged as the governorship candidate of the APC in Abia state in a primary conducted by the Dr Emmanuel Ndukwe-led faction.
The Master Energy boss polled 86,875, to defeat a former speaker of the state Assembly, Martins Azubuike who scored 10,889.
Similarly, Friday Nwosu scored 3,529 to come third, former deputy governor, Chris Akomas scored 2,123 to come fourth, while Ambassador Okey Emuchay scored 1270, Prince Paul Ikonne polled 999 and Ikechi Emenike 455 respectively.