NigeriaDecides2019: Leo Ogor Floors Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, Retains Reps Seat for Fifth Term

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Hon Leo Ogor
Rt. Hon. Leo Ogor

Hon Leo Ogor, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives has been declared winner of Isoko Federal Constituency for the fifth time in Saturday Presidential/National Assembly elections.

Ogor polled 34,000 votes to defeat his closest rival, Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 23,553 votes.

The Returning Officer, Dr. Edwin Asikadi of the Federal College of Education Technical, (FCET) Asaba, announced the results in Oleh on Monday.

Reacting to the development, the Reps Minority Leader said he was humbled by the result and thanked the Isoko people for their unflinching support since he was first elected into the House in 2003.

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He applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the elections.

“We thank God for the victory and we dedicate it to the good people of Isoko Nation for entrusting us yet again with their mandate for the 5th term,” he said.

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