For the first time in recent elections, this election had massive voters turnout and THE People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has shown they are the party to beat by winning the Delta State House of Assembly by-election in the Isoko South Constituency I.
The by-election to fill the vacant seat created by the demise of Hon. Kenneth Ogba, member representing the constituency in the state’s legislative assembly took place on Saturday across five wards in the Constituency.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Returning Officer, Prof Christopher Onosemuode, said the candidate of the PDP, Mr. Ovuakpoye Evivie, polled 6,907 votes while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo polled 1,301 votes, and third is Mr. Emumena Micheal. the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, with 1,291 votes.
Commenting on the results, Barr. Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi FNIM, a former minister and leading PDP Governorship aspirant in the state commended the State Governor, Dr. Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for the big and successful poll’s victory.
Adding, “This has demonstrated the type of leadership Okowa has provided in Delta state to which every single individual in the state trust the Governor, the single reason for the stability in Delta state” .
Apart the show of acceptance, the party also won in Isoko South LGA through Hon Evivie Ovuakpoye in the House of Assembly by-election.
“Hon, you have won the election on behalf of Isoko people given ur massive two days non-stop campaign. God will grant you victory in all your endeavours”.
The top entrepreneur also congratulates the State’s PDP Chairman, Olorogun Chief Kingsley Esiso.
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