MEET MEMBERS OF ABIA HOUSE FOR 8TH ASSEMBLY
Chinwe Ugele, Umuahia
Abia state House 8th Assembly will be made of a total of 19 members of the People’s Democratic Party and 3 members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and 2 members of the All Progressives Congress.
The PDP will by June become in full control of the 24 member legislature in the state, having secured 2/3 members of the house.
This is unlike what obtained in 2015, when PDP had 13 members and APGA 11.
Of the number, only 11, returned, with 10 coming from the PDP and 1 from APGA.
While the speaker of the House, Chikwendu Kaluwas re elected, his deputy, Cosmos Ndukwe did not make it. He was defeated by Chukwu Cijioke of APC.