The governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) come 2023 general elections, Senator Obinna Ogba, Thursday, nominated Hon. Oliver Osi as his running mate.
Ogba disclosed this in a letter he addressed to the National Chairman of PDP, Iyorchia Ayu through the Organising Secretary of party, Samuel Anyawu.
In the letter, Ogba x-rayed the personality of his deputy governorship candidate, which includes that Osi is a serving lawmaker representing Ivo constituency in the Ebonyi state House of Assembly.
The letter said “In compliance with Section 187 (1) and (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), the Electoral Guideline and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Guldeline, I write to convey my nomination of Hon. Dr Oliver O. Osi as the Deputy Governorship Candidate of our great party in the forth-coming 2023 general election.
“His nomination is the outcome of detailed and wide-ranging consultations with party stakeholders in the state. I have no doubt that his inclusion will add strong electoral value to our ticket.
“Hon. Dr. Oliver O. Osi is an astute party loyalist, who was born on the 21st day of March, 1970. He was elected Councilor representing Ihie Ward (Amagu) from 2011-2013, and subsequently elected member, representing Ivo Constituency in Ebonyi State House of Assembly from 2015 till date.
“He is currently the Chairman, House Committee on Capital Territory and Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Health. Kindly accord him all necessary assistance during the screening. Accept the assurances of my esteemed regards.”