The All Progressives Congress is in clear lead in Rivers East Senatorial District after the re-run legislative elections conducted on Saturday.
Friday Nkeeh won the Rivers State House of Assembly seat for Khana Constituency 2. Nkeeh polled 15,000 votes to defeat Dinebari Loolo of the PDP, who scored 4,000 votes.
For House of Representatives, Hon. Maurice Pronen of the APC scored 68,219 votes while Dum Deekor of the PDP scored 20,329 votes for Khana/Gokana constituency
Dr. Innocent Barikor of APC was also declared winner of the election with 24,624 votes in Gokana State Constituency, while Dr. Barry Mpigi of APC also won the Tai/Oyigbo/Eleme federal constituency seat.
As at the time of this report, APC had polled 48,760 votes to PDP’s 11,737, with the results from Emohua and Ikwere LGAs still being awaited.