The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has resumed collation of results of the stalemated election in Rivers state.
INEC had started collation of results after suspending the March 9th elections in the state because of widespread violence recorded in most parts of the state.
The Rivers State Governorship election Collation ended yesterday with Governor Nyesom Wike of the People’s Democratic Party PDP leading with 426,279 collated votes in 15 LGAs out of 17.
Meanwhile, the major opposition AAC Gubernatorial candidate Biokpomabo Awara followed with 129,855 collated votes.
The collation resumed Wednesday with results from;
Returning officer – Prof. Weneka
No. Of Wards -12
Accredited voters – before disruption -13492
OBIO AKPOR LGA
Returning Officer- Dr. Woke Godfrey Ngozi
No. of Wards -17
Registered voters- 600622
Returning Officer – Dr. Francis Minimah
Wards – 13
Returning Officer- Dr. Stanley Edum
No. Of Ward – 17
Registered voters- 90578
With the latest collation, Wike is now winning in 17 from results of 19 Local Government areas declared.
Collation has been suspended to continue by 3pm.