ENUGU – PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP,
Senatorial candidate for Enugu West, Senate Ike
Ekweremadu swept all the votes cast in his
polling units, Amachalla Primary School Mpu.
Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu, also
delivered 100% of the votes cast for the PDP
Presidential candidate and the House of
Representatives with the All Progressives
Congress, APC scoring zero.
There was wild celebration by the youths as,
Independent National Electoral Commission,
INEC, officials concluded counting of the votes.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after the counting
of votes, one of the PDP stakeholder from the
community Mr. Bright Ekweremadu said it was
expected because Awgu is for PDP and it is the
Deputy President of the Senate’s ward, “so we
don’t expect any other party to come in.”
According to him, ” in this community we are
overwhelmed, we are happy; it’s a sign that our
Senator is representing us well and we are
happy with him and the only way to pay him
back is to cast our votes for him. And we have
done that not only for Senate but the
Presidency and House of Reps.
Out of the 499 valid votes cast PDP scored 468
votes for Presidency, 490 for Senate and 492
for House of Reps. Other parties scored zero.