Breaking: Ekweremadu Declares To Re-Contest For Fifth Time
The senator representing Enugu west constituency, Dr Ike Ekweremadu has on Tuesday declared his intension to represent his constituency for the fifth time in the senate.
Ekweremadu, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday morning, averred that he was persuaded by his people to return to the senate.
“My people, the good people of Enugu West Senatorial District, including the Enugu West Peoples Assembly, Members of the National Assembly, Council Chairmen, members of the Enugu State Executive Council, Enugu State Chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, leaders of the PDP from Enugu West, among others gave me a surprise on Sunday.
“They presented to me the PDP nomination form for the Senate, which they purchased for me, requesting that I return to the Senate in 2019.
“My people, my primary employers have spoken. I have no choice than to humbly accept to run for the Senate again”, he said.