Senator Magnus Abe will return to his seat as representative of the South East senatorial district.

He was yesterday declared winner after Saturday’s rerun by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Returning Officer Prof. Gideon Onuekwusi, said Abe of the All progressives Congress (APC) polled 125,938. His closest rival Olaka Nwogu of the PDP polled 25,394 votes.

Labour Party candidate Kingsley Okechukwu scored 549. Okey Ude of NNPP scored 96, and Brown Elfreda of UDP scored 99.

The PDP candidate in Rivers East, Thompson Sekibo, was leading last night based on the results so far released.

In Ogu/Bolo local government, the APC scored 1,844 votes to PDP’s 4.578.

In Port Harcourt local government,  APC received 9,618, PDP got 28,305.

In Okirika local government, the APC scored 1,352 and PDP 2,994.

In Omuma Council, APC had 3,052 and PDP 5,606 votes.

In Etche APC scored 1,258, PDP 6,926.

In Obio/Akpor:  APC 10,630, PDP 29,282.

However, results for Ikwerre and Emuoha local government areas had not been released as at press time.

Source:The Nation


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