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BREAKING: Ayade’s Chief of Staff, Martin Orim Withdraws From Senatorial Race As INEC Orders For Fresh Primary 

Senatorial Candidate in Cross River State in the 2023 general election, Martin Orim, has withdrawn from the race.

 

Orim contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to represent Cross River Northern Senatorial District.

 

Weetalknaija.com.ng reports that following the withdrawal of Orim from the race, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has ordered for a conduct of a fresh primary election in Cross River North Senatorial District.

Weetalknaija.com.ng had earlier reported that, Orim who is the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade defeated Barrister Cecilia Adams, who was absent, to win the ticket. She got zero votes while Orim had 254.

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Chairman of the electoral panel, Wahab Yunusa confirmed that there were 255 accredited votes with one voided.

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