PDP Wins Conclusive Rerun Elections in Rivers


By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner in the conclusive rerun legislative elections for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency and Etche State Constituency II.
The INEC Returning Officer for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency election, Prof. Shola Omotola, declared the results at INEC office in Port Harcourt. He announced that the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 6,220 votes while PDP polled 15,221 votes.
For the Etche State Constituency 2, the Returning Officer, Oluwatosin Odusonya, announced that APC scored 1,618 votes, while PDP polled 4,162 votes. The announcement brought to an end the drama that characterised the announcement of the results.
THISDAY gathered that when the returning officers wanted to announce the results at Okehi after collation on Saturday night, they were stopped by military personnel at the Okehi Collation Centre.
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