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Rivers Rerun Elections: PDP Wins State Assembly Seats

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the two pending State House of Assembly rerun elections held 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 the 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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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.




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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am