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Incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has finally been declared as the winner 2019 governorship election.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress, Biokpomabo Awara.
Wike polled 888,264 votes to beat the candidate of the AAC who polled 137,859 votes.
INEC’s collation officer, Prof. Teddy Adias, on Wednesday, says Wike won the election having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes.
Adias declared the total margin of between the two contestants as 712,405.
He said the total number of registered voters was 3,048,741, accredited voters 1,130,445, valid votes cast 1,102,823, total votes cast=1,123,840 and voided votes, 249,324.
Mr Chukwunenye Kocha, the AAC party agent said that the party would study the results before taking any decision.
Before INEC declared Wike as the winner, AAC had been crying foul play.
Meanwhile PDP has sent congratulatory message to Wike.