Winner of Abia State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary Dr. Uche Samson Ogah has nominated Martins Azubuike as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election. Azubuike, a member of the House of Assembly hails from the Isiala Ngwa North Area of the state.
Ogah made the disclosure during a visit to former governor of the state PC chieftain, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area.
The APC candidate said he was overwhelmed by the support of party members during the primary.
He said APC is ready for both electioneering and to take over Abia state.
Ogah, a few days ago, won the APC governorship ticket, beating other aspirants.
In 2015, he was an aspirants in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
He challenged the candidature of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu over tax matters. The Court of Appeal upheld his argument and declared him governor-elect, and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him Certificate of Return.
The Supreme Court, however, upturned the verdict.