Senators Ike Ekweremadu and Enyinnaya Abaribe have withdrawn from Enugu and Abia guber primaries of the ruling party respectively.

Messrs Ekweremadu and Abaribe withdrew from the contests in separate statements, Wednesday morning, hours to the commencement of the nationwide Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election exercises.

While Mr Abaribe who withdrew said he did so due to the inclusion of imaginery delegates, Mr Ekweremadu did not state his reason.

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