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Mr Ndudi Elumelu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner for Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency election into the House of Representatives) in Delta State.

Elumelu who returns after a four year absence was declared the winner by INEC by a wide margin after he defeated other strong contenders to clinch a federal constituency seat once again.

The returning officer, Dr. Ignatius Ezoem, while announcing the the results said Mr Ndidi Elumelu polled 84,615 votes to defeat his opponent, Mr Paul Adingwupu of the All Progressives Congress, APC who scored 11,086 votes at last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election.

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Recall that Elumelu was elected a Member, House of Representatives in 2007 and served in the Sixth Assembly, he was re-elected into the House of Representatives by his people in 2011 and in 2015 he contested for the governorship of Delta State which he lost.

He was also mentioned in the controversy that surrounded the subsidy scam, and the House probe into the issue, whereafter he was accused of having collected bribes to doctor, or kill the report.

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