The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday cleared 837 governorship, and 10,240 House of Assembly candidates for the March 11, 2023 governorship and state assembly polls.
In Abia, the battle for the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship ticket between High Chief Ikechi Emenike and Uche Ogah was settled in favour of Emenike, who was listed.
The governorship candidate of the ruling PDP in Abia State, Professor Uche Ikonne; and his running mate, Okey Igwe were among those who made the final list of candidates for the 2023 governorship poll in Abia.
Other candidates who made the 36- man list included the APGA Governorship flag bearer, Professor Greg Ibe; his running mate, Mr. Obinna Ichita; the LP governorship candidate, Dr Alex Otti; and his running mate, Emetu Lekwachi.
On the list also were the APC, governorship candidate, High Chief Ikechi Emenike and his running mate, Gloria Akara; Bishop Sunday Onuoha of the ADC; and his running mate, Ngozi Nwasimuo; Chima Nwafor of the YPP; and his running mate, Chima Anyaso.