As the collation of the results of the 9th March Governorship election commence in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is already taking a comfortable lead from the results collated so far.
Wike has won eight out of ten Local Government Areas whose results have been collated while his closest contending APC backed Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC took the two others before the Collation team declared a break at 2.05pm for resumption at 2.45.
The results as being rolled out indicate Wike has won Port Harcourt City Local Government, Ikwerre (Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi’s LGA), Andoni, Eleme, Opobo/Nkoro, Bonny, Okrika and Omuma LGAs. Awara, on the other hand won Oyigbo and Akuku Toru LGAs.
The biggest winning margin so far was reflected in the results from Andoni where Wike polled 92, 056 votes against Awara’s 5335.
Also, see copy of the authentic copy of the results below: