Governor Wike Leads With 290,000 Votes As INEC Announces 15 LGAs results

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Incumbent governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is leading in the Rivers State governorship election after results of 15 local government areas were announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday.

Results of 15 LGAs collated by INEC showed that Wike polled 426, 279 votes ahead of Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the African Alliance Congress (AAC), who got 129,855 vote, leaving a margin of 296,424.

Obo Effanga, Rivers State resident electoral commissioner (REC) later announced that collation will continue by 10am on Wednesday.

The results of two more local government areas are expected to be announced as supplementary election will hold across six LGAs on April 13.

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