Politics

Governorship election: APC in early lead in Rivers

Despite the orgy of killings, rampage by gunmen, burning of houses and vicious attacks on specific targets executed by domestic and imported militias across Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has taken early an lead in the April 11, governorship election. Interim reports collated and declared at some polling units show that APC and PDP exchanged victories and losses in their local government areas of strength and weakness.

 

For instance, Port Harcourt Ward 018 Polling Unit 012, APC scored 130 while PDP received 84 votes. However in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Ward 003 PU 001, PDP scored 62 whereas APC has 41. In Eleme Alode Ward 2, of the 11 Polling Units, APC won in 9 while PDP secured victory in only 2.

 

The results await the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, confirmation and announcement.

 

 

2 APC Collation agent stabbed in Khana LGA

 

As election crisis escalate in Rivers State, APC Collation Agent in Khana Ward 15, Unit 10, Gbogbo Eric has been stabbed by hoodlums accompanying members of the PDP. There are indications that agents of the APC are falling victim to several forms of electoral malpractices and perpetrated by member of the PDP in the presence of security agents provided to ensure their security.

The Greater Together Campaign Organization is distressed by the high rate of insecurity witnessed thus far in this election and have taken all necessary steps to ensure the protection of all its members. APC Agents and members are however advised to be safety and security conscious and forward all violations to the appropriate quarters.

 

Ibim Semenitari

Director of Communication

Greater Together Campaign Organisation

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