Nigeria Politics


PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL: March 19th, 2023

The vigorous campaigns of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State paid off, yesterday, with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state claiming majority seats in the March 18, 2023 House of Assembly election.

With the tenure of the incumbent Governor Obaseki still running, having won re-election for a second term in 2020, Edo is not ready for another gubernatorial election until 2024.

metrowatchxtra gathered that the ruling party has won 12 seats out of the 21 state constituencies’ results so far declared for the poll.

Edo Assembly is a 24-member state parliament.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is said to have won eight seats so far, with Labour Party (LP) clinching on to one seat.

Results for two constituencies are being awaited, with that of Egor declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission. A fresh poll is expected to take place in about four areas of the local council.

Ahead of the State House of Assembly poll, Governor Obaseki had sought the people’s support to enthrone a PDP-controlled House, to consolidate on the gains of his administration.

Collated results so far;
Oredo East – ?
Oredo West – LP
Ikpoba Okha – PDP
Egor – (inconclusive)
Ovia North I – PDP
Ovia North II – PDP
Ovia South West – ?
Uhunmwonde – PDP
Orhionmwon South – PDP
Orhionmwon East – APC
Esan North I – APC
Esan North II – PDP
Esan West – APC
Esan South East – PDP
Esan Central – PDP
Igueben – PDP
Akoko Edo I – PDP
Akoko Edo II – PDP
Owan East – APC
Owan West – PDP
Etsako Central – APC
Etsako East – APC
Etsako West I – APC
Etsako West II – APC

Nigeria Politics


PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL: March 19th, 2023

Former Governor of Enugu State, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has lost his reelection bid in Enugu East Senatorial district to Labour Party candidate, Sir Kelvin Chukwu.

The LP candidate polled 69, 136 to beat Chimaroke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 48, 701 votes.

Kelvin replaced his brother, Oyibo Chukwu, who was murdered a few days before the Feb. 25 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Sir Kelvin Chukwu is the younger brother of Oyibo Chukwu who was murdered days before the 2023 Presidential election.

Chimaroke Nnamani is a medical doctor and politician from Enugu State, Nigeria.

He was born on May 30th, 1960, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Chimaroke Nnamani is 62 years as of 2022.

The medical doctor cum politician previously served as the governor of Enugu state from 1999 until 2007. After the expiration of his tenure as a governor in 2007, he became a member of the Nigerian Senate till 2011. He was reelected as a senator in 2019.

Chimaroke Nnamani is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)