#NigeriaDecides: PDP’s Nyesom Wike Declared Winner Of Rivers Election – INEC

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Gubernatorial Candidate, Barr Nyesom Wike has been declared winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Rivers state.

Barr Wike polled a total of 1,029,102 votes amounting to 87.77 percent to beat Dr Dakuku Peterside of the All Progressives Congress, APC who had 124,896 votes amounting to 10.65 percent to come a distant second.

Announcing the result at the Rivers state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Port Harcourt in the early hours of Monday, the Returning Officer, Prof Faraday Oruwense further revealed that Prince Tonye Princewill of the Labour Party (LP), polled 10,142 (0.86 per cent) to come third.



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