Following the Isoko North Constituency By- election on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday declared Mr. Jude Ogbimi of the People’s Democratic party the winner.
Announcing the results, Professor Christopher Onosemuode of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, FUPRE stated that out of 11 parties who contested in the Delta State House Of Assembly by- election, Mr Jude scored 29,421 votes.
Speaking further, he said Mr. Emmanuel Tabuko of the All Progressives Congress came second with a number of 2,543 votes and the third position was Mr. Agose Agagaoghene of ADP with 66 votes.
Prof. Christopher said:
“I, Prof Christopher Onosemuode of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State, hereby declare that Mr Jude Ogbimi of the PDP having scored the highest number of valid votes is hereby declared winner of the Isoko North Constituency by-election and returned elected. The PDP candidate is hereby declared winner in line with electoral guidelines.”