By Jonathan Ugbal, Godwin Otang And Kanjah Godshield
Ashakia Pius Ashas of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP declared winner of the Obanliku State Constituency Re-run elections.
He polled 275 in the two polling units the Court ordered re-run to take his total tally to 10,587 votes.
Sunday Achunekang of the All Progressives Congress, who had challenged Ashakia’s election in 2023 polled 243 votes to take his total tally to 10,427 which is 160 lesser than Mr. Ashakia.
The remaining Seven candidates polled a combined 64 votes only.
Ashakia was subsequently declared by the Returning Officer, Dr. Blessing Anyalebechi.