Ewherido clinches Delta Central senatorial seat

By FESTUS AHON

UGHELLI - FORMER Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Pius  Ewherodo, yesterday, defeated the incumbent Senator representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Prof Adegor Eferakeya, to clinch the senatorial seat at the National Assembly.
   
He also defeated former deputy state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Ighoyota Amori in the contest. Announcing the results, yesterday, the Chief Returning Officer in the district, Mr Bethel Uweru, said Ewherido polled a total of 102,313 votes, while the second runner up, Chief  Amori polled 85,365.

The incumbent senator, Prof  Eferakeya, according to him, polled 10,190 votes to come third. For the Ughelli North /Ughelli South/ Udu Federal constituency, the incumbent representative, Chief Solomon Awhinawhi of the PDP was defeated by his Democratic Peoples Party, DPP counterpart, Chief Austin Ogbaburhon, who polled 35,206 votes.

According to the Chief Returning Officer in the Federal constituency, Dr Laz Etemike, Chief Solomon Ahwinawhi polled 22,712 votes, while the ACN, candidate, Mr Harvest Igben polled 11,080 votes.

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Comment by benard atakpo on April 12, 2011 at 5:32pm
YES! YES HOW THE MIGHTY FALLEN!!! EWHERIDO  I CONGRATULATE YOU
Comment by aphirhevwe festus on April 11, 2011 at 12:04am
Congrat to chief pius ewherodo. Up dpp.
Comment by ejeba abbott on April 10, 2011 at 11:13pm
congrat 2 DPP OGBORU is the next GOVERNOR start parkin UDUAGHAN
Comment by Sylvester Dafiewhare on April 10, 2011 at 9:18pm
HOW ARE THE MIGHTY FALLEN! This is gudnews 4d politics of Delta. The colonial era of PDP in my state is finally laid aside. The peoples mandate is making d rounds. UDUAGHA GET READY 2B THROWN OUT!
Comment by alice onyebuchi on April 10, 2011 at 8:58pm
What's d result 4 delta north sen district & ika fed constituency.

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