Despite the press conference held by seven other aspirants running for the office of the Abia State Governor under the Peoples Democratic Party, the party primaries have been held and a winner has emerged.
In the statement they issued, the aspirants said they were withdrawing from the primaries..
In the contest which held at the Umuahia Township Stadium, Professor Uchenna Isaac Ikonne polled 468 to emerge the flag bearer for the party.
Below is a breakdown of the results:
Senator Abaribe -5
Prof Greg Ibe-2
Prof Uche Ikonne-468