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Ex-Governor Uduaghan Loses Senatorial Bid In Delta As APC Defeats PDP In Bauchi



Incumbent Senator James Manager of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Delta South senatorial seat.

Naija News learnt Manager polled 258,812 votes to win Uduaghan who garnered 125,776 votes.

The result was announced by the INEC Returning Officer in charge of the area, Prof. Oladipupo Adesina of the University of Benin.

Prof. Adesina announced the results this morning in Oleh. Uduaghan has however rejected the results citing irregularities and called for a cancellation.

Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 798,428 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which scored 209,313 votes in Bauchi State in last Saturday’s presidential election.

Alhassan Ghani, the State Collation officer, announced the result after collation from the 20 local government areas of the state on Tuesday in Bauchi.

He said the state had 2,453,512 registered voters, out of which, 1,075,330 were accredited for the election.

Mr Ghani added that a total of 1,061,955 votes were cast, out of which APC scored 798,428 votes and PDP scored 209,313 votes.

According to the collation officer, the exercise recorded a total of 1,024,307 valid votes and 37,648 invalid votes.

He commended the electorate, stakeholders and party agents for the peaceful elections, commitment, and cooperation throughout the exercise.