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INEC Declares Wike Winner Of Rivers Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as the winner of the Rivers Governorship Election.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor polled 886,264 votes to win the March 9 Governorship/State House of Assembly election in Rivers.

INEC had, on March 10, suspended the collation of the results of the election in the state citing electoral violence.

Wike took an early lead on Tuesday as result collation resumed in Port Harcourt. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) suspended the collation of the results of the election in the state on March 10, citing electoral violence. The electoral umpire also announced a schedule of activities for the resumption of the exercise, stating that collation and announcement of results would hold between April 2 and 5.

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