THE senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration for Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Sekibo, has been declared winner of the Rivers East Senatorial District seat contested within the December tenth rerun election.
Sekibo defeated his rival, Chief Andrew Uchendu of the All Progressives Congress, to say the seat.
The returning officer for the senatorial district, Orji Onu Okumenkama, stated Sekibo polled ninety three,098 votes to defeat Uchendu who scored 34,193 votes.
Nevertheless, Sekibo’s victory was adopted by a protest by APC leaders within the state, who maintained that they’d not settle for the consequence.
In the meantime, there was commotion on the Port Harcourt Native Authorities Secretariat earlier than the end result was introduced as safety brokers shot sporadically into the air.
It was gathered that a PDP collation agent, Chinyere Igwe, who’s the State Commissioner for City Growth, was arrested on the secretariat by the police.
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