The wife of the former Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada, Ijeoma Wada, lost the bid to secure the ticket to represent theIkwuano/Umuahia constituency in the National Assembly on Thursday.
Mrs. Wada, had contested in the Rep ticket on under the Peoples Democratic Party, in Abia State, and lost the primary to the House of Representatives committee chairman on Climate Change, Chief Sam Onuigbo with 117 votes.
She had scored 30 votes to come 5th in the primary election.
Other contestants were, John Nwadinobi (90) votes, Emeka Inyima (49) votes, Gospel (37) votes, Megwara Kingsley (16), Uwaoma Adaku (16) votes, Emeka Njoku (20) votes, Emeka Ejiogu (14) votes, Uju Agomuo (8) votes and Longman Nwachukwu (3) votes.
The returning officer of the party, Tony Ohakam, while announcing the results, said, “411 delegates participated in the House of Representatives primary election. No vote was voided“.