The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State has won the supplementary elections for four constituencies in the State’s Assembly.
The party’s candidates were declared the winners and returned elected by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which conducted the elections on Saturday, 13 April 2019.
The Winners are Sokolo Solomon, Okpokiri Nwanaka, Dumle Maol, and Adonye Diri.
The state constituencies where the polls held include Opobo/ Nkoro, Ahoada West, Abua/ Odual, and Gokana.
Following the PDP’s victory in the elections, the party has won a total of 31 seats in the State House of Assembly while the Social Democratic Party (SDP) secured one seat.
INEC had failed to announce the winners in the constituencies for various reasons after March 9 \governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
The elections were declared inconclusive as a result of the lead margin, non-deployment of electoral officials and materials, and other election irregularities.
See the table of the supplementary election as released by INEC:
|S/N||CONSTITUENCY||NAME OF CANDIDATE||PARTY||GENDER||SCORES||REMARKS|
|1||ABUA/ODUAL SC/857/RV||SOKOLO SOLOMON||PDP||M||55,944||DECLARED AND RETURNED|
|2||AHOADA WEST SC/860/RV||OKPOKIRI NWANAKA||PDP||M||32,574||DECLARED AND RETURNED|
|3||GOKANA SC/872/RV||DUMLE MAOL||PDP||M||55,319||DECLARED AND RETURNED|
|4||OPOBO/NKORO SC/883/RV||ADONYE DIRI||PDP||M||7,713||DECLARED AND RETURNED|