By Chinedu Adonu
ENUGU – PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, Senatorial candidate for Enugu West, Senate Ike Ekweremadu swept all the votes cast in his polling units, Amachalla Primary School Mpu.
Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu, also delivered 100% of the votes cast for the PDP Presidential candidate and the House of Representatives with the All Progressives Congress, APC scoring zero.
There was wild celebration by the youths as, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, officials concluded counting of the votes.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after the counting of votes, one of the PDP stakeholder from the community Mr. Bright Ekweremadu said it was expected because Awgu is for PDP and it is the Deputy President of the Senate’s ward, “so we don’t expect any other party to come in.”
According to him, ” in this community we are overwhelmed, we are happy; it’s a sign that our Senator is representing us well and we are happy with him and the only way to pay him back is to cast our votes for him. And we have done that not only for Senate but the Presidency and House of Reps.
Out of the 499 valid votes cast PDP scored 468 votes for Presidency, 490 for Senate and 492 for House of Reps. Other parties scored zero.