Rivers Rerun: PDP George Sekibo Wins Rivers East Senatorial DistrictFeatured, Latest News, National News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Monday, December 12th, 2016
PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced George Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the rerun poll into the Rivers State East Senatorial District.
Sekibo according to the INEC Returning Officer for the district, Orji Onu Okumenkama polled a total of 93, 098 to defeat his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, Chief Andrew Uchendu who scored 34, 193 to emerge the first runners-up.
The announcement was however heralded a sporadic gunshot, and amidst the confusion the State Commissioner for Urban Development, Chinyere Igwe was arrested by the Police at the Port Harcourt City Local Government Secretariat.
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