PDP Wins Rivers Legislative Rerun
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has today declared Jerome Eke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the concluding election into Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in Rivers.
The election was conducted yesterday Saturday (25th Feb).
Prof. Jeremiah Sola-Omotola, the Returning Officer, made the declaration at INEC office in Port Harcourt.
He said that the Eke secured 15,221 votes to defeat Ogbonna Nwuke of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who got 6,220 votes.
The PDP also won the Etche State Constituency II election with 4,162 votes, while the APC garnered 1,618 votes, report the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).