PDP claims early lead in Rivers re-run election results

Results coming in from some local governments show that the Peoples Democratic Party has taken the lead in the rerun of the State and National Assemblies in Rivers State.

The election is keenly contested between the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC.

However, as at press time, PDP has won all the results announced officially by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The PDP was declared the winner of the House of Representatives seat for Ogu/Bolo Federal Constituency in the wee hours of Sunday.

Its candidate, Togo Tamuno, was declared the winner by the INEC Returning Officer, Sunday Ikechukwu, at 2:25am.

Tamuno scored 11,668 votes to defeat the candidate of the APC, Maureen Tamuno, who polled 5,995 votes.

The results announced so far:

Okrika LGA

APC: 212

PDP: 457

Ogun-Bolo LGA

APC: 1,844

PDP: 4,578

Port Harcourt LGA

APC: 9,618

PDP: 28,305.

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