APC Primaries: Oseke, Sunny-Goli, 3 others win Reps tickets in Bayelsa


Two incumbent members of the Federal House of Representatives, Preye Oseke and Israel Sunny-Goli haVE been declared winners and the flagbearers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries for Southern Ijaw and Brass/Nembe Federal Constituency.

Preye Oseke, who is going for a second tenure polled a total of 16,511 votes to clinch the party’s ticket for Southern Ijaw Federal Constituency, while Isreal Sunny-Goli was returned unopposed in the Brass/Nembe Federal constituency primaries to run for a second term in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

Also, the immediate State Secretary of the party in the State, Ebipade Fekoweimo, won the ticket of the party in the just concluded Federal House of Reps primaries in the state.

Ebipade Fekoweimo also emerged the flag bearer of the Party in Kolokuma/Opokuma/Yenagoa Federal Constituency with 20,820 votes to defeat his opponent Chief Chubby Ben-Walson, who scored 376 votes.

The duo of Eddi Orubo and Michael Olomu were also declared winners at the primaries conducted at Ogbia and Sagbama/Ekeremor respectively.

Eddi Orubo won the party ticket to represent the Ogbia Federal constituency while Michael Olomu, won the ticket for the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency.

The State Publicity Secretary of the APC in Bayelsa, Doifie Buokoribo, who confirmed the peaceful conduct of the Federal House of Representatives primaries, declared that “The Party congratulates all the aspirants who are now candidates.

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Similarly, it commends party faithful for their peaceful conduct during the exercise which was conducted across the state through direct primaries.”

He also said the party primaries were the easier part of the electioneering process,” The big challenge is to win the main election, and APC in Bayelsa State is determined to win all the elections in this 2023 circle”

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