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Rivers Election: PDP Reacts To Wike’s Victory

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Nyesom Wike for winning the Rivers State governorship election.

Naija News had reported that PDP’s Wike was on Wednesday declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The State Returning Officer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Professor Teddy Addia, declared that Governor Wike poll 886,264 votes to defeat his closest rival Biokpomabo Awara of the AAC who polled one hundred and seventy-three thousand eight hundred and nine votes.

Reacting in a post on Twitter, PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan wrote: “#RiversDecides2019 Breaking News! The Governor of Rivers State and Candidate of the @OfficialPDPNig in the Rivers State Gubernatorial Election, @GovWike has been declared winner of the Election by @inecnigeria.

“Congratulations!”

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.