The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released more results from the legislative re-run election held on the 19th of March in Rivers State.
In the result, PDP won three Federal House of Representatives seat and one State House of Assembly seat, while APC won one State House of Assembly seat.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Aniedi Ikoiwak announced Ken Chikere of the PDP winner of Port Harcourt Federal Constituency one, Blessing Nsiegbe of the PDP was declared winner of Port Harcourt Federal Constituency two, while Okechuku Chinda also of the PDP was declared winner of Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency, defeating the former Chief of Staff to Rotimi Amaechi, Tony Okocha of the APC.
Adoke Smart of the PDP was declared winner of PHALGA State Constituency three, while Ferdinand Anabrabra of the APC was declared winner of Akuku-Toru State Constituency two, defeating Tonye Alalibo of the PDP who was disqualified from the election.
He said INEC will continue to release results that have been cleared of all irregularities.
Aniedi Ikoiwak, while briefing the media said the candidate of the PDP in Akuku-Toru Constituency two, Tonye Alalibo was disqualified in compliance with the judgment of the Tribunal and the Court of Appeal following a pre-election matter.
“Having reviewed some of the issues, we have decided to make pronouncements on some results not declared but were collated. I want to say that details of the places where elections were not concluded are being worked out and will be made public in a latter date,” he said.
Meanwhile, on the result of Degema State Constituency, Ikoiwak said the commission was still investigating, adding that the resolution of INEC will be communicated to the public.
From the latest update, INEC has so far released results of five Federal Constituencies and eleven State Constituencies from the re-run election.
Rivers re-run: INEC reels out more results in favour of PDP
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