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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South; Festus Ahon (Asaba), Egufe Yafugborhi (Port Harcourt); Emma Una (Calabar), Chioma Onuegbu(Uyo) and Ozioruva Aliu (Benin City)

THE contest for the 18 Senate seats and 55 House of Representatives seats in the six states of the South-South region slated for February 25 is hard-hitting as it is implacable.

Over 700 candidates of different political parties are in the hot race for the coveted seats, three Senate portfolios in each of the six states, and for the House of Representatives, it is 10 in Delta; nine in Edo; five in Bayelsa; 13 in Rivers; 10 in Akwa Ibom; and eight in Cross-River.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper