PDP’s Peter Mbah declared winner of Enugu guber polls
The Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP, candidate, Barr. Peter Mbah, has been declared the winner of the governorship election in Enugu State.
Mbah’s declaration came after days of controversy over the results from Nkanu East Local Government Area.
Barr. Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party came in second in the hotly contested election.
According to the returning officer, Prof. Maduebibisi Iwe, collation was taken over by the INEC national headquarters in Abuja after those of them in Enugu could not find a common ground.
He stated that after a review of the process, the votes for the PDP were reduced from 30, 350 to 16, 956.
LP now has 157,552 votes, while PDP polled 160,895 votes to emerge the winner, Iwe said.
Frank Nweke of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, came third with 17, 983 votes.
He then declared the PDP candidate, Mbah, as the Enugu State governor-elect.
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