Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has quitted the Delta State senatorial race.
The state Chief Executive perfected this development by withdrawing from the upcoming electoral contest.
Uduaghan had wanted to represent Delta South Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Sources close to the governor disclosed that Uduaghan agreed to withdraw from the race at a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan; the National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu; and the senator representing Delta South Senatorial District, James Manager.
Uduaghan, it was learnt, agreed to withdraw from the race for there to be peace in the PDP in Delta State.
Manager had insisted on returning to the Senate owing to the fact that he could not become the state governor because of zoning
The face-off over the senatorial seat had generated tension within the PDP in Delta State.
The meeting that resolved the face-off on Friday was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The primaries for the senatorial and House of Representatives race will take place on Saturday.