PDP sweeps Rivers rerun elections
In Rivers State, two pending State House of Assembly rerun election took place yesterday, 13 of April and The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the four Local Government Area that the rerun polls covered.
Recall, PDP went to court to asked the court to declare that APC (the major party that would have been a strong opposition to PDP) in Rivers State has no candidate in the just concluded elections that took place in the state based on the party desobedient to court orders. The granted their prayer and APC was not in the ballot.
This could be one of the major reason PDP dominated all the elections in Rivers State.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has swept the two pending State House of Assembly rerun elections held yesterday in Rivers State.
The rerun polls covered four Local Governments Areas of Gokana, Abua/Odual for Gokana state constituency, and Ahoada West, Opobo/Nkoro for Ahoada West state constituency.
In Ahoada West State Constituency, Hon. Okpokiri Nwanaka Okpokiri of the PDP was declared winner of the supplementary election.
Hon. Okpokiri Nwanaka Okpokiri polled 32, 574 to defeat, closest rival, Harry Osomuya of the Democratic Peoples Party, (DPP) who polled 3, 236.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, fielded no candidate in the election.
In Gokana State Constituency Rerun, Hon Dumle Maol of the PDP won the election landslide.
The PDP is dominating the Rivers state legislature and even the National Assembly seats for the state.
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