Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared elected as the Governor of Delta State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Professor Onuwari Georgewill, the Vice-Chancellor, of the University of Port Harcourt and the State Collation Officer, who made the declaration in Asaba said Oborevwori scored a total of 360,234 votes to win the election. Ovie Omo-Agege of the All Progressive Congress (APC) scored a total of 240,229 votes to pace second.
“Sheriff Oborevwori having satisfied the requirements of the law is hereby declared the winner of the governorship election and returned elected,” Georgewill said.
Kennedy Pela of the Labour Party with 48,027 votes came third while Great Ogboru of the. All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) came fourth with 11,021 votes.
Oborevwori won in 21 local government areas (LGAs), while Omo-Agege won in four out of the 25 LGAs of the state.