Ex-Information Minister, Frank Nweke Jr. Joins Enugu Governorship Race

Frank Nweke Jr

A former Minister of Information and Communication, Mr Frank Nweke Jr. on Saturday declared his interest to contest the governorship seat of on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

In an official event to declare his interest to take over from Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2023, held at the BON Hotel Platinum in the capital of the Coal City State, tagged “Arise Let’s Rebuild Enugu”, Nweke, said his interest in the governorship seat was for service.

Nweke served as Chief of Staff to former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani. He was later appointed the Minister of Youth, Minister of Information, and later the Minister of Information and Communications, during the second term of President Olusegun Obasanjo (2003–2007).

He contested a seat in the Senate for the Enugu East Senatorial District but lost to Senator Gilbert Nnaji.

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