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Tinubu leads Obi, Atiku in Rivers
Tinubu leads Obi, Atiku in Rivers

Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress is currently leading in Rivers State.

He has won 10 of the 13 local government areas in Rivers State so far collated in by the Independent National Electoral Commission for last Saturday’s presidential election.

Among the 13 won by the APC is Ikwerre, the LGA of the former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

The Collation Officer for Ikwerre LGA, Prof. James Kpolovie, disclosed this while presenting the result to the state collation officer, Prof Charles Adias at the INEC office in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Recall that Amaechi was absent during the presidential rally of the APC in Port Harcourt prior to the elections.

From the results, the APC polled a total of 9,609 to defeat the Labour Party and the Peoples Democratic Party which polled 8,752 and 4,869 to come second and third respectively.

The other LGA’s won by the APC so far are Opobo/Nkoro, Asari-Toru, Abua-Odual, Bonny, Omuma, Gokana, Emuoha, Eleme, Tai, Akuku-Toru.

Meanwhile the Labour Party had won in three LGA so far; Bonny, Ahoada West and Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni.

The PDP on its part has so far won three LGA’s namely; Andoni, Okrika and Ogu/Bolo

The state Collation Officer for INEC, Prof Dias has called for a break pending when the remaining LGA’s, including Governor Nyesom Wike’s Obio/Akpor will turn in their votes.

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