Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
INEC declares Ohuabunwa winner of Abia North Senatorial rerun •Orji Kalu places second

By Boniface Okoro, Umuahia on 06/03/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 3,390


Senator Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the rerun election for Abia North senatorial zone held yesterday. He polled 26,009 votes to beat the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) candidate, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, who scored 25,814 votes.

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate, Chief David Onuoha (Bourdex), came third with 13,633 votes, leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Nnenna Lancaster Okoro, in distant fourth position with a paltry 916 votes.

The Labour Party secured 147 votes while the United Peoples Party (UPP) is last with 117 votes.

The Returning Officer, Dr. Nwankwo Iheke Nduka, had at about 7am declared the exercise inconclusive based on the fact that about 62,000 registered voters did not vote. But when he returned to the State INEC Headquarters in Umuahia, he was ordered to go and announce the results since a simple majority confers victory on the leading candidate.

•Photo shows Senator Mao Ohuabunwa.

Source News Express

Posted 06/03/2016 1:49:03 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Niger State Government creates Department of Oil and...

116 Nigerians in Libya slave camps — FG...

10 explosive revelations from new Trump book

How we rescued abducted Chibok school girl, nabbed...

Gunmen kidnap American woman in Kogi

Airstrike kills dozens of children

Adegboruwa charges rights groups to wake up from...

Value of transactions in mobile money transfer scheme...

Nigerian stocks drop to 9-month low on mixed...

Group warns against unconditional amnesty for ex-Boko Haram...

PDP, SDP meet, declare Buhari Nigeria’s common enemy...

31 arrested over alleged burning of police station...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Again, National Assembly postpones resumption •Extends break till October Osun governorship election null and void — Lawyer APC BOT member storms Atiku’s rally, bags query Osun Guber: PDP rejects INEC’s ‘inconclusive’ declaration INEC fixes date for run-off election in Osun Ekiti PDP aspirants vandalise secretariat, reject alleged imposition by Fayose Konga to invest N2.9bn in Kxpress to resolve e-commerce delivery issues in Nigeria Imo 2019: It’s Madumere or never for APC, says Nze Onuoha Obiano, Obi ‘two of the greatest leaders in Nigeria’ Osinbajo, Ambode lead eminent Nigerians to Lolu Akinwunmi’s book launch Three armed robbers shot dead in Ogun Youth development: Nigeria, country of focus, says U.S.

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (396,666 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,824 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (308,601 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,683 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (232,389 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,682 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (200,156 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,714 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,789 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,402 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (158,201 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,935 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,625) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (933) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,427) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,089) Opinion (1,110) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,720) Religion (872) Sports (1,703) Stock Watch (34) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement