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DELTA POLLS: Okowa in early lead, wins four LGAs, Ogboru one

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Okowa and Ogboru

By Eseoghene Emuke

Incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship election in Delta State is presently in early lead in the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Okowa is defeating his major rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Great Ogboru, in the election with wide margin in the five Local Government Areas (LGAs) results announced so far.

The governor has won four of the five LGAs declared so far by INEC.

Ogboru of the APC has won one. He won Ethiope East.

Okowa has won in Patani, Ukwuani, Ika South and Ika North East LGAs.

Below are the official results declared by INEC:

1. Ika South LGA

PDP   33,371

APC   3,877

2. Patani LGA

PDP    19,683

APC     3,288

3. Ika North East LGA

PDP   67,417

APC    2,303

4. Ethiope East LGA

PDP   11,489

APC    21,141

5. Ukwuani LGA

PDP     18,328

APC       7,264

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