The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, will by 9 am today Monday resume the collation of governorship results from other Local Government Areas of Delta State.
The electoral umpire had on Sunday, March 19, commenced the collation of the results for the 2023 Delta State Governorship Election conducted across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
At the close of the collation of results on Sunday night the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori was in a comfortable lead by winning 15 Local Governments Areas while his closest challenger of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege won 3 LGAs.
The results of 7 LGAs are now left to be announced by the Commission before declaring the winner of the governorship election.
Some political pundits say the political campaigns that followed the governorship contest were the most rigorous and fierce in the history of the state.
Saturday’s governorship election in the state claimed the lives of 2 persons in Mosogar Kingdom, Ethiope West Local Government Area.
The spokesperson for the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, told NewsNet Nigeria on Monday that the rumour that there was one death recorded in the Ughelli area is yet to be confirmed by the Command.
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