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Sen. Owan-Enoh Wins APC Cross River Gubernatorial Primary Election

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Sen. John Owan-Enoh has been declared winner of the All Progressive Congress gubernatorial primaries in Cross River.

Owan-Enoh represents Cross River Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

Announcing the result on Tuesday in Calabar, Mr Ali Magaji, Chairman of Electoral Committee, said that Owan-Enoh scored a total of 82,272 votes out of the 101,212 votes cast.

He said that Mr Edem Duke, a former Minister of Culture and Tourism got 7,367 votes while the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Usani had 1,778 votes.

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“As we are all aware, this exercise started on Sept. 30 with the distribution of materials to the various political wards across the state.

“The total number of accredited voters in the election was 106,212. We recorded 117 invalid votes and votes cast was 101,212.

“The election was conducted across the state in a peaceful manner under the watch of security agents and the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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“With the powers conferred on me by the National Working Committee of the party, I hereby declare Sen. Owan-Enoh winner of the gubernatorial primaries in Cross River.

“He is now the candidates of the APC in Cross River ahead of the next year governorship election in the state,” he said.

Magaji called on other aspirants to work closely with Owan-Enoh with a view to win the state in 2019.

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Speaking to newsmen after his victory, Owan-Enoh expressed happiness with the result, saying that the people of Cross River have spoken in unity.

He explained that the state was in dire need of leadership change and thereby solicited the supports of all stakeholders of the party ahead of the elections.

Owan-Enoh promised not to disappoint the mandate of the people if elected into office as governor.

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Goodluck Jonathan Denies Dumping PDP

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Former president Goodluck Jonathan has denied rumours he had dumped the People Democratic Party.

The former president said he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now.

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He made the statement through his media adviser, Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to a report by an online publication claiming the former president had resigned from PDP and quit politics.

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Eze’s statement described the news as fake, saying it was a “calculated attempt to rubbish the elder statesman”

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Supplementary Elections: Presidency Urges APC Candidates To Work And Earn People's Mandate

President Mohammadu Buhari has charged all APC candidates in states where supplementary elections would hold to work hard to earn the people’s trust and mandate.

The presidency warned state governors against having any thoughts that the president would influence the decision of the people.

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It also warned political leaders to desist from making inflammatory statements capable of inciting the citizenry to violence ahead of Saturday’s supplementary elections.

The presidency said some party leaders expected that Buhari would abuse his office by usurping the powers of INEC to turn the table in their favour.

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Party leaders in the six states were advised to work hard to earn the people’s votes on Saturday.

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Gbenga Daniel Quits Politics, Shows Interest In APC

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Gbenga Daniel Quits Politics, Shows Interest In APC

Ogun State former governor Gbenga Daniel has shown interest in joining the All Progressives Party.

Gbenga Daniel resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday saying he was quitting politics.

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But on Sunday, after meeting with his supporters, Daniel said he was considering their plea that he ‘lead them into APC.’

Apart from governing Ogun under the PDP, Gbenga Daniel was the chief campaign strategist for the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in last month’s election.

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Daniels also supported Ogun APC governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun, in the governorship election in the state.

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