Mon. Jun 24th, 2024

PDP’s Peter Mbah Wins Enugu Governorship Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Mbah, as the winner of Saturday governorship election in Enugu State.

According to the results announced on Wednesday night, Mbah polled 160,895 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party (LP), who scored 157,552 votes.

While announcing the result, Prof Maduebibisi Ofo-Iwe, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, said, “That Mbah Peter Ndubuisi of Peoples Democratic Party, having satisfied the requirement of the law is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.”

The Labour Party had expressed optimism of winning the Enugu election which like Abia was marred in controversy.

INEC had suspended collation in the states and summoned the key officials to Abuja.

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