By Elijah Ugani
The senator representing Cross River north in the national assembly, Rose Oko has emerged the senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections.
Mrs. Oko polled 496 votes to beat her rival, Godwin Nyiam who garnered only five votes.
Unlike in 2014 where she was absent throughout the electoral process, Mrs. Oko is said to have casted her vote at the primaries held at the G.R.A in Igoli, Ogoja local government area.
Announcing the results, the Senior Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on public affairs,Chief Tony Undiaundeye is said to have described the process as free, fair and credible.
Meanwhile, information reaching CrossRiverWatch suggests that former commissioner for environment and senatorial candidate of the Labor Party in the 2015 general elections, Mr. Sandy Onor has emerged as the candidate of the PDP in the central senatorial district.
As at press time, information reaching CrossRiverWatch suggests that there were issues in the southern senatorial districts primaries.
More details later…
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