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Ned Nwoko, Amori, Diden emerge candidates in Delta North, Central, South

By Monday Osayande, Asaba
24 May 2022   |   3:55 am
Former House of Representatives member, Prince Ned Nwoko, yesterday emerged winner of Delta North Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial primary with 242 votes against his opponent, Mr. Paul Osaji, who polled 67 votes of the total 310 votes cast by accredited delegates.

Former House of Representatives member, Prince Ned Nwoko, yesterday emerged winner of Delta North Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial primary with 242 votes against his opponent, Mr. Paul Osaji, who polled 67 votes of the total 310 votes cast by accredited delegates.

The PDP primary official, Mr. Nosa Omogbon, who announced the results at Cenotaph, Asaba, Delta State, said the total number of delegates were 312 while 310 were accredited to vote.

“With the power conferred on me, I declare that Prince Ned Nwoko polled a total number of 242, while Mr. Paul Osaji polled 67 votes.

“I hereby announce that Prince Ned Nwoko, who polled the highest votes returns as the candidate of PDP in Delta North.”
 
At Delta Central, Deputy National Organising Secretary, Chief Ighoyota Amori, was declared winner with 143 votes, having defeated his closest rival, Chief John Nani, a former commissioner in Delta State, with 123 votes to become the candidate in the 2023 election.

In Delta South, a former chairman of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Mr. Michael Diden, polled 176 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr. Reyenieju Daniel, who scored 49 votes while Ayodele Othihiwa and Kent Omatsone polled 46 and two votes respectively.

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