Aspirant Slumped After Losing Election
As the main political parties in the country are conducting their primary elections for different positions, a House of representatives aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Philip Okwuada fainted after losing the party's primaries in Delta State on Monday.
It was gathered that Okwuada who was contesting to be the party's flag-bearer to represent Ika Federal constituency in the Green Chamber, awkwardly fell forwards while observing a live interview shortly after the exercise.
The final result shows that Okwuada managed to poll 7 votes while the winner of the exercise, Victor Nwokolo polled 75 votes.
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