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#RiversRerun: INEC issues Certificates of Return to winners

08 April 2016, 20:23

Port Harcourt - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificates of Return to candidates who have been declared winner by the commission in the last rerun election in Rivers State.

The certificates were issued to candidates elected for the State House of Assembly seats.

The exercise, which was done at the INEC's state office in Port Harcourt, the state capital, was performed by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Aniedi Ikoiwak.

Also read: :#RiversRerun: PDP accuses INEC of favouring APC

Eleven member-elect were issued Certificates of return including nine members of the Peoples democratic Party (PDP) and two members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

They are; Martins Mannah, Edison Ehie, Major Jack, Benibo Anabrabra, Sam Ogeh and Martins Amaewhule.

Others are Michael Chinda, Kelechi Nworgu, Christian Ahiakwo, Andrew Miller as well as Tonye Smart.

The commission said House of Representatives candidates who also won the March 19 election will receive their certificates in Abuja.

- News 24


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