Former Goodluck Jonathan's spokesman wins APC parallel ticket

A former spokesman to former President
Goodluck Jonathan , Olorogun Ima Niboro , has
emerged the parallel candidate of the All
Progressives Congress for Udu , Ughelli South and
Ughelli North Federal Constituency in Delta State .
Niboro , who defected to the APC immediately
after the ouster of ex - President Jonathan , clinched
the party ’ s ticket at a parallel primary conducted
by the Chief Cyril Ogodo - led State Working
Committee at Otu - Jeremi in Ughelli South .
He defeated four other aspirants to win the APC
ticket during the election .
The Returning Officer , Chris Onojiacha , who
announced the results said the former
presidential spokesman polled 438 votes to defeat
four others .
Onojiacha declared that Dr . Rukevwe Ugwumba
scored seven votes , Rev . Francis Ejiroghene
Waive got four votes , while Chief Andrew Orugbo
polled 10 votes and Akpovoka Efeni had none .
Addressing the gathering after he was declared
winner , Niboro assured the people of the
constituency of quality representation at the
National Assembly .
He also promised to unite the warring factions in
the state chapter of the party and ensure that
President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC
candidates win in the 2019 elections .
“ I enjoin you all to support President Buhari and
other APC candidates in 2019 elections. I can
assure you that APC will win 2019 , ” he added .


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