Siminalaye Fubara, the former Accountant-General of Rivers State, has emerged winner of the PDP governorship primaries.
Fubara defeated nine other aspirants of the party to win the contested election, polling 721 out of the 980 votes.
Fubara is said to be the preferred candidate of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Among the aspirants that participated in the primaries were former deputy governor governor, Tele Ikuru, Felix Obuah, immediate past Chairman of PDP in the State, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, Secretary to the State Government, George Kelly, Special Adviser to Governor Wike on Projects and Dr. Abiye Sekibo former Minister of Transportation.
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