The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Austin Oruoye, has been declared the winner of the Warri South Constituency I in the Delta House of Assembly election.
The Returning Officer (RO) in Warri South Constituency I, Dr. Theophilus Ehimien, announced the result on Sunday in Warri, NAN reports.
Ehimien said Oruoye scored a total vote of 20, 903 to defeat Stanley Emiko of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 6,169 votes.
“Mr. Austin Oruoye, having met the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared winner of the Warri South Constituency I House of Assembly Election,” he said.
Speaking on his victory, Oruoye attributed his victory to God, thanking the electorate for believing in him.
“I thanked the people for deeming it fit to make me take up this responsibility, and I want to assure them that I will do all I can to satisfy them.”