Again, PDP clears entire NASS seats in Ebonyi as Egwu, Ogba return to Senate

Just like 2015, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again cleared all the National Assembly seats in Ebonyi state.

It was a two way horse race between the candidates of the PDP and All Progressives Congress (APC).

PDP won all the six House of Representatives seats and three Senatorial zones in the state.

The result which was announced on Monday night by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is as follows; In Ebonyi South Senatorial zone, Michael Ama- Nnachi of PDP scored 103,751 votes to defeat his closest rival Mr Onu Nweze of APC who got 19,663.

In Ebonyi North Senatorial zone, Senator Sam Egwu of PDP won for the second term with 80,711 votes while his closest challenger, Mathias Adum of the APC got 38,375 votes.

For Ebonyi Central zone, Senator Obinna Ogba also won for the second term with 62,452 votes to defeat APC candidate, Senator Julius Ucha who scored 46,676 votes.

Hon Livinus Makwe of PDP has also been declared the winner of Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal Constituency with 68,136 votes while the APC candidate, Ifeanyi Oddi came second with 10,178 votes.

Anayo Edwin Nwonu of the PDP won Ishielu/Ezza North federal constituency with 34,473 to beat Michael Ifere of the APC who got 13,372 votes.

Chief Sylvester Ogbaga of the PDP won the Abakaliki/Izzi federal constituency for the fourth term with 40,890 votes to defeat Uchenna Nshii of the APC who got 21,814.

Chief Idu Igariwey of the PDP won the Afikpo North and Afikpo South constituency with 28,691 votes as while the APC candidate, Tony Ekoh jnr got 9,967 votes.

For Ebonyi/Ohaukwu Federal constituency, Chukwuma Nwazunku of the PDP got 39,598 votes to win APC candidate, Peter Ogeali who got 18,213 votes.

For Ezza South/Ikwo Federal constituency, Laz Ogbee of PDP got 31,296 votes to defeat Chinedu Ogah of APC who got 27,700 votes.