BREAKING: INEC Declares Okowa Winner Of Delta Guber Polls
The Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] has declared Ifeanyi Okowa winner of the Delta State governorship elections held on Saturday.
The state Returning Officer, Prof Seth Accra-Jaja made the announcement on Monday in Asaba.
Prof Accra-Jaja announced that Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] polled 925,271 votes to defeat his closest rival Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress [APC] who scored 215,938 votes.
Registered voters – 2,831,205
Accredited voters – 1,188,784
Voided votes – 24,147 votes
Valid votes – 1,154,188 votes
Number of votes cast – 1,178,335 votes.
PDP won the election in 23 local government areas spread across the three senatorial districts while the APC won two local government areas.