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Just In: Atiku Reacts As Wike Wins Governorship Elections In Rivers

Just In: Atiku Reacts As Wike Wins Governorship Elections In Rivers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated the incumbent governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike on his victory at the governorship polls.

INEC on Wednesday evening declared the incumbent Rivers State governor winner of the March 9, governorship elections.

Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 886,264 votes to defeat his closest rival Awara Biokpomabo of African Action Congress who managed 173,859.

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Atiku in his message said he is delighted to see Wike win the election, urging him to continue his good works.

“Congratulations Governor Nyesom Wike. It gives me much pleasure to see a political force such as yourself, overcome the anti-democratic forces of dictatorship and oppression. I am sure you will continue the pattern of good works for which you have become renowned,” Atiku wrote.

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