Deputy Leader of Ughelli North Legislative Arm, Mr Onoriode Agofure has emerged the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primary for Ughelli North Constituency II seat in the state legislature.
Six aspirants contested for the primaries which was held on Sunday at the Ughelli Township stadium and Agofure defeated the incumbent, Hon. Eric Oharisi and five others.
Nineteen delegates voted during primaries and Onoriode Agofure pulled 10 votes, Eric Oharisi 5 votes, Ovweghrederohwo Richard Aduvie 2 votes, Rufus Edoja Akpodiete 1 vote, Oke Umurhohwo 1 vote, and Chadu Ojevwe Charles 0 vote.
Declaring the results, the Returning Officer, Chinye Bazim Emmanuel said, “Having successfully conducted the election, Onoriode Agofure scored the highest with 10 votes beating Eric Oharisi.