The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the
candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Osinachukwu Ideozu, winner
of the of the Rivers West senatorial district election held between
Saturday and Monday.
Mr. Ideozu was certified winner Tuesday afternoon with 107,166 votes.
He defeated Otelemaba Amachree of the All Progressives Congress, APC,
who garnered 48,898 votes.
With the development, PDP now has two senatorial districts – Rivers
East and West. PDP’s George Sekibo had earlier been returned winner of
the Rivers East election for the third time.
APC’s Magnus Abe won in the third senatorial district, Rivers South
East. He defeated Olaka Nwogu of PDP.
Rivers West Senator-elect, Mr. Ideozu, was a member of the Rivers
State House of Assembly, representing Ahoada West between 1999 and
2003. Afterwards, between 2003 and 2007, he represented
Abua-Odual/Ahoada East Federal Constituency in the House of
Representatives before his appointment as Commissioner for Education.PDP clinches second senatorial seat as INEC declares Ideozu winner In