PDP wins Delta Assembly by-election

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Delta State House of Assembly by-election in the Isoko South Constituency I.

The by-election, held on Saturday across five wards in the constituency, was meant to fill the vacant seat occasioned by the death of the member representing the constituency in the state’s legislative arm, Mr. Kenneth Ogba.

Announcing the election result, the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Christopher Onosemuode, said the candidate of the PDP, Mr. Ovuakpoye Evivie, polled 6,907 votes.

He said the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, polled 1,301 votes, while the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr. Emumena Micheal scored 1,291 votes.

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