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PDP’s Siminialayi Fubara Declared Rivers Governor-Elect

Siminialayi Fubara


PDP’s Siminialayi Fubara Declared Rivers Governor-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Siminialayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the 18 March governorship election in Rivers State.

The state Returning Officer, Professor Akpofure Rim-Rukeh announced the result late Monday night at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Head Office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

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Fubara polled 302,614 votes to defeat his closet rival Tonye Cole of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 95,274 votes while the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Senator Magnus Abe, and Labour Party (LP)’s, Beatrice Itubo came a distant third and fourth with 46,981 and 22,224 votes respectively.

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