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BREAKING: Oborevwori defeats Omo-Agege to win Delta governorship poll


Sheriff Oborevwori, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta, has won the governorship election in the state.

Oborevwori defeated Ovie Omo-Agege, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to be declared the winner on Monday.

The PDP candidate polled 360, 234 votes while Omo-Agege secured 240, 229 votes.

Georgewill Owunari, the returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said there were 3, 221, 697 registered voters for the election.

The number of accredited voters was put at 710, 829 while there were 671, 737 valid votes.

The rejected votes were 15, 384 while the total votes cast were said to be 687, 121.

Delta state has been controlled by the PDP since the return to democracy in 1999.

Ifeanyi Okowa, the outgoing governor, was the vice-presidential candidate of the major opposition party.

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