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Large voter turnout in Ward 16 Bera in Gokana Local Government Area. Large voter turnout in Ward 16 Bera in Gokana Local Government Area. Credits: Amusa David

Legislative re-run elections gave opened in Rivers State with large turnout of voters reported in Gokana local government area.  In Ward 16 Units 1-16 Bera in Gokana Local Government Area , there was a high voter turnout. So far, things have been peaceful

In Abua/Odua local government, there was a report that some arrests were made by security agents of certain persons allegedly in possession of arms and large cash in different currencies.

So far in Eleme local government, reports filed by our Reporters show large turnout and peaceful proceedings so far.

Across Rivers State, elections are holding in 3 senatorial districts, 8 Federal Constituencies and 10 State Constituencies.

The Number of Polling Units where elections are holding today are 1840 spread as below:

Abua Odual - 35
Ahoada East - 15
Ahoada West - 40
Akuku Toru - 14
Andoni - 173
Asari Toru - 226
Bonny - 104
Degema - 30
Eleme - 92
Emohua -66
Etche - 207
Gokana - 219
Ikwerre - 65
Khana - 295
Obio Akpor - 33
Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni - 37
Ogu/Bolo - 5
Okrika - 12
Omuma -12
Opobo/Nkoro -19
Oyigbo -20
Port Harcourt -109
Tai -12 Assembly

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