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Breaking: PDP’s Victor Nwokolo floors Okoh in Ika Federal constituency

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By Festus Ahon
ASABA- THE Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ika Federal constituency, Mr. Victor Nwokolo winner of the last Saturday National Assembly election in Ika Federal constituency.

Polling station workers prepare card readers, ballot and boxes to start the Election Day at Unguwar Sarki polling station in Kaduna on February 23, 2019, as Nigeria votes to elect its new president. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23, after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo AFP)

The Returning Officer, Mr Ndukwe Idike, who announced the results in Agbor said Mr Victor Nwokolo polled 47,688 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Sebastian Okoh.

According to Idike, the APC candidate, Mr Sebastian Okoh trailed behind with 12,841 votes to come second.

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The results was declared amidst tight security. Details coming later.

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