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Gov Ben Ayade Loses Senate Bid As PDP’s Jarigbe Clinches Senate Seat.

Jarigbo & Ayade.

The Governor of Cross Rivers State, Professor Ben Ayade has lost his bid to retire to the Senate chambers as an APC Senator from the state with the incumbent Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Sen. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has defeated him to clinch the seat.

Senator Jarigbe scored 76,145 to defeat the governor, who polled 56, 595 votes in the Saturday, the 25th of February exercise.

Declaring Sen. Jarigbe winner of the election, in the early hours of Monday, 27th, the returning officer, Dr. Emmanuel Emanghe who spoke on behalf of Independent National Electoral Commission INEC commended stakeholders for their peaceful conduct


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