The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ovuakpoye Evivie, has received the simply concluded Delta State House of Assembly by-election in Isoko South Constituency I.
INEC Returning Officer, Professor Christopher Onosemuode, declared Evivie because the winner of the ballot on Saturday.
Onosemuode, a lecturer from the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), mentioned the PDP candidate polled 6,907 votes to beat his closest contender, Ogaga Ifowodo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 1,301 votes, whereas the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Emumena Micheal bought 1,291 votes.
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Twelve events took half within the election.
The train was held on Saturday throughout 5 wards within the constituency to fill the vacant seat following the demise of the previous member representing the constituency within the state’s home of meeting, Kenneth Ogba.
One individual additionally died in the course of the election.
This is the primary ballot the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will probably be utilizing the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System.