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Today's Headlines: I’ll not betray confidence reposed in me–Musa, Wike factor wins Rivers for Tinubu

I’ll not betray confidence reposed in me – Sani Musa

CHAIRMAN, Senate Services Committee, Senator Sani Musa, APC, Niger East who was re- elected during the last Saturday’s National Assembly election has assured his constituents that he will not betray the confidence reposed in him.

In a statement yesterday by his Media office, Senator Musa who hailed his people for voting and returning him to the Red Chamber, said that he will not take for granted the massive votes he received from them to emerge victorious in the last Saturday’s election.

Senator Musa noted that the people of Niger East by their votes have kept fate with his dream for the transformation of the Senatorial District, Niger state, and Nigeria in general through quality representation.

He won the election by scoring 159,650, votes followed by Isiyaku Ibrahim SAN of PDP who scored 125, 292 votes, and Labour Party candidate Ibrahim Adamu Bagudi who scored 35,941 votes.

Senator Musa said ” I am most grateful for the show of faith in me by my people and their confidence in me, I know that I can and I will by the grace of God do better than the standard I have already set for the progress of the good people Niger East, Niger state, and Nigeria as a whole”

Musa who urged the people to continue to support his developmental actions, pleaded with them not to relent, but give the same support to his party in the May 11 governorship and state Assembly election.

He said, ” I want you to extend the same support to Hon.Umar Bago to win in the March 11 governorship election because it will serve the purpose of the required development vision for the state.”

The Senator who thanked all the people of Niger East who defiled the hardship caused by the new naira note scarcity to go out and vote, appreciated all party Stakeholders who worked assiduously for the success recorded and urged them to keep the flag to ensure the success of APC in the next election.

Wike factor wins Rivers for Tinubu

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu, has won Rivers state with overwhelming votes from Governor Nyesom Wike’s home Obio/Akpor Local Government (LGA) Area as collation is concluded for the presidential election in the state.

In the overall results announced Tuesday evening by the State Collation Officer, Prof Teddy Adias, after collation from all 23 Rivers LGAs, APC polled 231591 votes, 56,520 higher than the votes for second placed LP candidate, Peter Obi, who garnered 175071 votes.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, had 88468 votes in third position, suggesting how much the PDP worked overwhelmingly for the APC’s win in Rivers.

Tinubu who was trailing Obi with over 20,000 votes at the announcement of 21 LGAs secured the overall gap ahead of Obi after the results of Obio/Akpor LGA alone gave the APC candidate 80239 votes, the highest from the LGAs in Rivers against Obi’s paltry 3829 votes in that locality.

In the spread of results, the APC won in 15 LGAs, LP in 5 and the PDP in three LGAs.

Obi wins with 352,904 votes in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, the winner of the presidential election held in Imo State on Saturday.

The returning officer for the state, Charles Esimone, who announced the results on Tuesday in Owerri said that Obi scored 352,904 while Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress scored 66, 171 votes while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party got 30,044 while Rabiu Kwankwaso got 1,536 votes.

Results were collated in 26 out of the 27 Local Government Areas of the state.

The returning officer said that the result of the Njaba LGA was not collated because of violence.

Over 200,000 Nigerians sign petition to revoke Wike’s visa

239,864 persons have virtually signed a petition on for the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, and the entirety of the European and Asian continents to cancel the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike’s visa.

The petitioners alleged that Governor Wike was destroying the electoral process in Rivers.

The progenitor of the petition, Onyebuchi Ezeagabu, alleged that Wike was “operating to destroy the electoral process,” adding that the eligibility of the governor’s Visa and that of his family should be revoked.

Ezeagabu wrote, “The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has been operating to destroy the electoral process in the state he governs.

We demand that the visa eligibility for him and his family be revoked immediately.

“He is stirring up violence in Rivers State because he feels can travel out of the country at any time.”

A signee, Amechi Victor said, “He is against democracy in Nigeria. He just manipulated election results.”

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