Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the March 9 governorship election in the state by a staggering margin.
Wike polled a total of 886,264 votes to defeat Biokpomabo Awara of the African Action Congress (AAC), who could only win 173859 votes.
By the end of Tuesday, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced results from 15 local government areas, Wike, had polled 426,369 votes against 129,855 votes secured by.
This lead was further extend when the commission announced four more results on Wednesday, bringing Wike’s total to 763,603 votes while Awara had 162,180.
When results of the four outstanding local governments were announced on Wednesday’s evening, Wike’s votes soared to 886,264, with Awara recording a distant 173,859, leaving a winning margin of an insane 712,405 votes for the PDP.