Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike has being declared March 9th governorship election winner in the state with an insane margin, polling a total of 886,264 votes to defeat African Action Congress (AAC) Biokpomabo Awara who could only win 173859 votes.
By the results, Wike candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won with a margin of 712,405. At the end of Tuesday, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced results from 15 local government areas, Wike had polled 426,369 votes against 129,855 votes secured by his opponent. This lead was further extend when the commission announced four more results on Wednesday, the result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday meant that Wike who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won by a margin of 712,405.
Gov. Nyesom Wike was in clear lead on April 2 when INEC resumed collation of Rivers Governorship results after polling 426,369 votes against 129,855 from 15 local government areas. The lead was extended when the commission announced the remaining results from eight LGAs on Wednesday bringing Wike’s total vote to 886,264, while Awara had 173,859.