The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Abia State, Prof. Uche Ikonne; and his running mate, Hon. Okey Igwe and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ikechi Emenike and his running mate, Gloria Akara, were among the candidates who made the final list for the 2023 governorship election published Tuesday by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC).
Others who made the 36- man list included the governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Engr. Enyinnaya Nwafor and his running mate, Desmond Anyaso; the candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Prof. Greg Ibe; his running mate, Hon. Obinna Ichita; the Labour Party governorship candidate, Dr Alex Otti; and his running mate, Emetu Lekwachi.
Also in the list also are the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Bishop Sunday Onuoha and his running mate, Ngozi Nwasimuo.
The list further showed that only four females made the list of deputy governorship candidates while the others are males.