Prince Chinedu Nwoko has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Delta North Senatorial District by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Commission said Nwoko defeated his opponent, Mr. Paul Osaji, a business mogul, in the Senate Primary held in Asaba with 242 votes as against 67 votes polled by his opponent.
While declaring Nwoko winner, the PDP Election Returning Officer, Mr Nosa Omagbon and his team, Mr Johnbull Edema and Kelly Penawou, said the total accredited delegates were 310.
Omagbon, however, declared Nwoko winner as the PDP candidate for 2023 senate election for scoring a total of 242 votes as against 67 votes scored by Oseji.
Speaking to newsmen, Nwoko, said his victory was the beginning of a new dawn in Delta, particularly the Delta North while expressing confidence for victory in the general election.
He assured them that his presence in the National Assembly would impact the generality of the country in areas of economy, security and infrastructural development