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JUST IN: Former NBA President, Akpata, emerges Edo LP guber candidate

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Barr. Olumide Akpata, has emerged as the Labour Party, LP, governorship candidate in Edo State.

Akpata won the LP primary election held in Benin City, the state capital, on Friday.

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The legal mind was declared the winner of the primary after polling the highest number of votes.

The Deputy Governor of Abia, Ikechukwu Emetu declared Barr. Olumide the winner of the primary having scored the highest number of votes.

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Akpata scored 316 votes to defeat other aspirants in a landslide victory.


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