House of Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu loses seat to LP

THE candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Ngozi Okolie, has won the Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in Delta, defeating Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Ndudi Elumelu.

Elumelu is the incumbent member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal constituency at the lower chamber.

Elumelu pooled 33,456 votes, while the LP candidate got 53,879 votes to emerge winner as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission Returning Officer, Prof. Kenneth Ibe, on Monday in Asaba, Delta State.
Declaring the result at the INEC Collation Centre in Oshimili South Local Government Area, the Returning Officer, Kenneth Abaribe declared the LP candidate, Ngozi Okolie, the winner of the election.

“Having polled 53,879 votes to defeat candidate of the PDP who polled 33,456 votes as required by law, I hereby declare LP as the winner of the election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal constituency”, he declared.

Meanwhile, Ned Nwoko has been declared the winner of the Delta North Senatorial election.

Returning Officer for the senatorial election, Josephine Anene-Okeakwa, declared him the winner.

Nwoko of the PDP scored 92,514 votes to defeat Ken Kanma of the LP, who polled 86,121 votes.

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