Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani obviously can’t bear the fact that he lost his senatorial sit on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). 

Senator Nnamani Loses Sit, Quits PDP


The formal governor of Enugu State, lost his re-elect bid to Labour Party candidate, Kelvin Chukwu.

After the results were released, Nnamani issued a statement on Monday.

“After consultations with associates and constituents alike, I decided to quit the PDP on account of irreconcilable differences with the national leadership of the party.”

Really, you could conclude that his statement emphasises how crisis is tearing his former party apart.


In fact, it appears his loss has a relationship with the issues in the party.

The former governor is representing Enugu East in the Senate.

The statement read: “Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has formally withdrawn his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) just as he expressed appreciation to his constituents for the unalloyed support over the years.

“Senator Nnamani said he has consulted with his associates and constituents alike and have decided to quit the PDP on account of irreconcilable differences with the national leadership of the party”.


Ebeano Political Family

According to the statement, the Senator has moved on and hoped that his modest contributions to the development of his constituency will be the building blocks on which his successors can build on.

Also, Senator Nnamani thanked Nigerians especially the Ebeano political family and urged them to remain steadfast in the years ahead.


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Furthermore, the Senator’s statement also bore signs of the political party he could be moving to if he wants to continue in politics.

“The former Governor reaffirmed his acquaintance with the President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and promised to continue to partner with him.

“Senator Nnamani expressed optimism that a Tinubu Administration will promote good governance ,rule of law and human rights for the interest of all Nigerians.”

Meanwhile, Senator Nnamani has sent a congratulatory message to his rival, Chukwu over his victory in Saturday’s senatorial election.

LP’s Kevin Chukwu who replaced the murdered LP senate bearer, Oyibo Chukwu, clinched the seat after having polled 69,136 votes to defeat Nnamani, who scored 48,701 votes.


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