The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Osinachukwu Ideozu, winner of the of the Rivers West senatorial district election held between Saturday and Monday.
Mr. Ideozu was certified winner this afternoon with 107,166 votes. He defeated Otelemaba Amachree of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who garnered 48,898 votes.
With the development, PDP now has two senatorial districts – Rivers East and West. PDP’s George Sekibo had earlier been returned winner of the Rivers East election for the third time.
APC’s Magnus Abe won in the third senatorial district, Rivers South East. He defeated Olaka Nwogu of PDP.
Rivers West Senator-elect.
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