Rivers Re-run: Inec Releases Five More Results

Source: thewillnigeria.com

BEVERLY HILLS, March 29, (THEWILL) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released additional five results from the March 19, 2016, rerun elections.

Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Aniedi Ikoiwak, at the Commission’s head office in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday announced the results of three Federal and two State Constituency seats.

According to the results, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates cleared the three federal seats and one state assembly seat while the All Progressive Congress picked one state assembly slot.

Ikoiwak revealed that Kenneth Chikere (PDP) won Port Harcourt Federal Constituency 1 with 18,904 votes, to defeat his close rival, Igo Aguma (APC), who scored 6,035 votes.

Blessing Nsiegbe (PDP) scored 6,968 votes to defeat Collins Owhondah (APC), who polled 3,154 votes for Port Harcourt Federal Constituency 2.

For Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency, Kingsley Chinda of PDP scored 27,895 votes, while the APC candidate, Anthony Okocha, got 9,514 votes.

However, the candidate of APC, Benibo Anabraba, won the State Constituency seat for Akuku-Toru 2; he scored 2,970 votes defeating the PDP candidate, Tonye Alalibo, who was disqualified.

Adoki Smart of PDP, won Port Harcourt Constituency 2 as he scored 15,244 votes, to beat Mrs. Irene Inimgba of APC, who polled 2,844 votes.

So far, the PDP has won 3 federal seats and 10 State assembly seats, while the APC got two state assembly seats from the results announced so far by INEC.

Story by David Oputah