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Uko Nkole, 337 Others receive Certificate of Return from INEC (Photos)



Hon. Uko Ndukwe Nkole

Hon. Uko Ndukwe Nkole, member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has been issued with a certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), ABN TV reports.

Hon Uko Nkole and Hon. Benjamin Kalu

Hon Uko Nkole and Hon. Benjamin Kalu

Hon. Nkole was among the 338 Rep members issued with certificates by the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.

ABN TV reports that the event took place at the International Conference Centre, ICC, in Abuja on Thursday.

The lower legislative chamber has a total of 360 seats. The APC has majority Rep members with a total of 211 seats declared in its favour so far. The PDP has 111, while APGA has 5.

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Others are ADC – 3, AA – 2, PRP – 2, APM – 1, SDP – 1 and ADP – 1.

A total of 22 seats are outstanding in the green chambers, with INEC promising to conduct supplementary polls in the affected constituencies March 23.

ABN TV reports that Nkole had emerged winner of the February 23 National Assembly election in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency.

Nkole, who was elected into the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is returning to the National Assembly as a 2nd term Rep member.

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