RiversRerun: APC leads in Rivers East enatorial District
The All Progressives Congress has taken a clear lead in Rivers East Senatorial District after the re-run legislative elections conducted on Saturday.
According to Punch, Friday Nkeeh of the APC defeated the Peoples Democratic Party candidate Dinebari Loolo to win the Rivers State House of Assembly seat for Khana Constituency 2. after gaining 15,000 votes against 4,000 votes by Loolo.
Also, Hon. Maurice Pronen of the APC scored 68,219 votes to defeat Dum Deekor of the PDP who scored scored 20,329 votes for Khana/Gokana constituency to win the House of Representatives contest.
Dr. Innocent Barikor of APC was also declared winner of the election with 24,624 votes in Gokana State Constituency, while Dr. Barry Mpigi of APC also won the Tai/Oyigbo/Eleme federal constituency seat.
The returning officer for Khana Local Government, Prof. G.G Osuagu of Michael Opara University, announced the results, Sunday afternoon.