2023 polls: Atiku or Tinubu? Finally INEC release result of Gov Wike LGA
APC presidential candidate Ahmed Bola Tinubu has won Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike’s Obio Akpor local government area with 80,239 votes.
Labour party presidential candidate Peter Obi scored 3829 votes while Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of PDP polled 368, Daily Trust reported.
The result was announced shortly after Tuesday, February 25, suspended collation resumed in Port Harcourt.
The State Collation Officer and Vice Chancellor of Federal University Otuoke, Professor Teddy Charles Adias, had earlier suspended the collation of results on the grouse that unknown political party supporters were threatening his life.
Governor Nyesom Wike of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP had issues with the leadership of the PDP due to his inability to secure the Vice Presidential ticket of the party.
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The governor and his G-5 group had threatened not to support Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar’s presidential bid.
Governor Nyesom Wike, in particular, had told his supporters not to campaign for Atiku. The governor said he would unveil the presidential candidate he would support in January 2023.