The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Emmanuel Aguariavwodo, winner of the Senatorial election held on Saturday.
The electoral body declared that candidate of the All Peoples Congress (APC), O’tega Emerhor came second in the election.
From the results declared, Aguariavwodo won the poll with a margin of over 200,000 votes.
The poll became necessary after the death of Senator Pius Ewherido on June 30, 2013. The Late Senator Ewherido won the seat in 2011 on the platform of the Democratic People Party, DPP, which fielded Ede Dafinone as its candidate in Saturday’s poll.
The PDP polled 263,024 votes while APC came a distant second with 29,075 followed by the DPP with 29,055 votes.