The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has adopted the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu as its sole candidate for the 2019 governorship election.

The State Chairman of the party,Sir Johnson Onuigbo disclosed this while briefing journalists after the statewide party’s caucus meeting held in Banquet Hall, Government House, Umuahia.

According to livingtv, Sir Onuigbo said that the caucus been the highest decision making body of the party met to discuss issues bordering on the progress of the party.

Presenting a communiqué on behalf of the caucus, the PDP State Secretary, Chief Ibe Nwadioha said the caucus passed a vote of confidence on the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for keeping the flag of the PDP flying and urged all members of the party to support him for a second term in office.

The communiqué equally commended the party leadership in the State for upholding the ideals of the party and support given to the Governor in which assists him in implementing party’s manifesto.

According to the communiqué, the PDP would ensure that the forthcoming primary elections in the State would be free and fair as all aspirants would be given a level playing ground.