Deputy Senate President, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of Enugu West Senatorial District contest .
With his latest victory, Ekweremadu whose popularity among his people has been on the steady increase , will be returning to the red chamber for the fifth time .
Ekweremadu polled 86,088 votes to humiliate his closest rival, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored paltry 15,187 votes.
The Returning Officer, Prof Douglas Nwagbo of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) announced the results in Awgu on Sunday.
Wawa News Global reports that Ekweremadu has set an unprecedented record in the political history of the South East geopolitical zone being the first person to be elected into the Senate for the fifth time.
In his post election reaction ,the Deputy Senate President said he was humbled by the result .
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