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Sorting, vote counting begins in Rivers




SORTING and counting of votes have begun in several polling units within Rivers State.

In Polling Unit (PU) 19, Ward 11, Obio-Akpor, the Labour Party (LP) led with 16 votes in the House of Assembly elections and nine for the governorship elections.

The party was followed by the Social Democratic Party (SDP), polling three votes in the House of Assembly elections and six in the governorship elections.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got two votes for the House of Assembly and four votes for governorship while the All Progressives Congress (APC) followed with two and three votes for the House of Assembly and governorship elections in the unit, respectively.

In PU 8, Ward 5, in Elelenwo, the Labour Party also won the elections after gathering 58 votes in the House of Assembly and 48 for governorship.

The PDP gathered 36 votes for governorship and 30 for House of Assembly.

The APC followed with 16 votes for House of Assembly and 21 votes for the governorship elections held in the state.

In PU 34, Ward 10, Obio-Akpor, the PDP led with 30 votes in both governorship and House of Assembly elections.

The Labour Party followed with 12 votes in the governorship election and 13 for House of Assembly.

The APC got 11 votes for both governorship and House of Assembly elections held in the unit.

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Ijeoma Opara is a journalist with The ICIR. Reach her via vopara@icirnigeria.org or @ije_le on Twitter.

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