Port Harcourt - All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Wednesday chose the member representing Andoni Nkoro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Dakuku Peterside as its consensus governorship candidate for the 2015 election, reports ThisDay.
Peterside, Chairman of the House Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) emerged at the end of a marathon meeting of party’s stakeholders in Government House, Port Harcourt.
Governor Rotimi Amaechi at the end of the meeting lifted the hand of Peterside as the candidate of the party.
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Peterside was a former Commissioner of Works during the first tenure of Governor Rotimi Amaechi.
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