PDP Sweeps Rivers Supplementary Polls


Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the four state assembly seats in Saturday’s supplementary elections organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers State.

This came as the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, reiterated that his victory in the March 9 governorship election was for all Rivers people, and for a new beginning for the state.

INEC, on Saturday, conducted supplementary elections for state assembly elections in four local government areas of Rivers State.

A statement issued by INEC listed the affected local government areas as Abua/Odual, Ahoada West, Gokana and Opobo/Nkoro.

Elections held in all the wards and polling units in Abua/Odual and Gokana local government areas, in Ahoada West elections held in 20 polling units spread across four wards while it held in 47 polling units spread across nine wards in Ahoada West.

INEC explained that in Abua/Odual, elections did…

Source: Thisday Newspaper