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Jonathan claims landslide victory in Rivers

2015-03-31 11:33
Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)

Rivers - The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has declared President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the winner of the Presidential elections in Rivers State, Vanguard reports.

Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Prof. John Etu-Efeotor,  who announced the result at INEC office in Port Harcourt, said the  PDP won in  the 23 local government areas of the state.

Also read:Rivers elections: INEC sets up 3-members investigation committee

He said the PDP polled 1 487 075 votes while the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled a total of 60 238.

The total number of registered voters in the state is 2 324 300, while only 1 643 409 were accredited for the general elections, he said.

Read more at Vanguard

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