The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, is leading in the results of 15 local government areas so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He has polled so far 426, 279 votes as against 129,855 garnered by Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the African Alliance Congress (AAC). Thus, Wike is leading with 296,424 votes.
INEC resumed collation of election results of 15 LGAs on Tuesday. It remains two local government areas while supplementary election will hold in six LGAs on April 13
Resident electoral commissioner (REC) in the state, Obo Effanga, said collation will continue by 10am on Wednesday.