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Kate Henshaw, Kenneth Okonkwo Lose PDP House Primaries

Oyewale Oyelola – Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw on Saturday lost her bid to represent Akpabuyo/Bakassi/Calabar South Federal Constituency of Cross Rivers State in the forthcoming National Assembly elections.

Henshaw failed to secure PDP House of Representatives ticket as she lost to the incumbent, Hon. Essien Ayi defeated Kate Henshaw.

The Nollywood actress announced the defeat on her twitter page.

She said: “The primary election was conducted in an orderly manner. It was fair and transparent. Sadly, I did not make it. My congratulations to the winner.

“However, my Governor (Liyel Imoke) encouraged me through the process. He is not at fault.”

Another Nollywood Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo also lost the PDP Primary Election for Nsukka/Igbo Eze south Federal Constituency of Enugu State.

The movie star withdrew from the race after Enugu State Governor; Sullivan Chime endorsed his opponent, Vitta Abbah.

Kate Henshaw and Kenneth Okonkwo joined Dayo Adeneye (D1), Kenny St Brown, Anthony Awotoye (Tony Tetuila) and Abolore Akande (9ice) who lost in their party’s primaries for 2015 general elections held last week.

It would be recalled Desmond Elliot won APC primary election to Surulere constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

He is about the only survived out of many entertainment personalities who indicated interest to contest various political offices in the next political dispensation.

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