PDP Clinches Second Senatorial Seat As Ideozu Wins Rivers West


The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party,(PDP) Osinachukwu Ideozu has been declared the winner of Rivers West Senatorial district in the Saturday rerun election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Mr Ideozu was declared the winner on Monday afternoon after garnering a total of 107,166 votes to defeat his closest rival from the All Progressives Congress, APC, Otelemaba Amachree who polled 48,898 votes.

This result means PDP has won two senatorial seats after George Sekibo was earlier declared the winner of Rivers East. APC’s Magnus Abe won in the third senatorial district, Rivers South East defeating Olaka Nwogu of PDP.