Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated the People Democratic Party on the victory of its candidate, Mr Jude Ogbimi, in Saturday’s by-election.
The election is for the Delta House of Assembly seat representing Isoko North.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr. Jude Ogbimi, was declared the winner of Saturday’s Isoko North Constituency by-election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the weekend.
It was reported that 11 parties ran in the House Assembly election.Prof. Christopher Onosemuode of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), who announced the results yesterday, said Ogbimi received 29, 421 votes to defeat eight other candidates.
Said he: “I, Prof. Christopher Onosemuode of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, hereby declare that Ogbimi of the PDP, having scored the highest number of valid votes, is hereby pronounced as the winner of the Isoko North Constituency by-election in line with electoral guidelines.”