The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday lost the governorship seat to the Peoples Democratic Party’s Sheriff Oborevwori.
In the governorship election that took place on Saturday, Omo-Agege polled a total of 240,229 votes which was 120,005 votes short of what his counterpart in the PDP polled. Oborevwori secured 360,234 total votes.
Despite being the deputy president of the Senate and the senator representing the Delta State Central Senatorial District, Omo-Agege won in only four local governments out of 25 local government areas in the state.
The State Returning Officer, Prof Georgewill Abraham, while declaring Oborevwori as the winner of the governorship election at the INEC headquarters in Asaba, said the PDP candidate “having met the requirement of the law, is hereby declared the winner and returned as governor-elect.”
The results of the PDP and APC candidates from the 25 local governments as announced by INEC are as follows;
Aniocha North LG:
APC – 4,386
PDP – 8,938
Ndokwa East LG:
APC – 9,044
PDP – 10,146
Ethiope East LG:
Oshimili North LG:
Warri South LG:
Isoko South LG: