The Rivers State South West Senatorial district Election was postponed to Wednesday over clash of interest by the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike and Kalabari delegates.

Papparassi understands that, Mr Elemchukwu Ogbowo, a former lawmaker in the Rivers State House of Assembly had secured major backing from the Kalabari delegates and from Ogba, Egbema Nndoni  L.G.A was set to Honourable Betty Appiafi who is in the Federal House of Representative, but for the last minute intervention from the Rivers State Governor.

It is understood that Mrs Betty Appiafi has the backing of the Governor of Rivers State.

The Kalabari delegates walked out on the Governor, when he arrived to compel them to switch their vote to Mrs Betty Appiafi.

Mrs Betty Appiafi is Abua in Rivers State married to Opobo also in Rivers State.

Mr Elemchukwu Ogbowo is a former Lawmaker and commissioner in Rivers State. His mum is from Kalabari and his Dad from Omoku.

The PDP will be holding their Rivers Senate South West rerun today, October 3rd in Port Harcourt.

The winner will of the PDP Rivers South West will face Mr Osita a former deputy governor aspirant of Mr Dakuku Peterside in the Rivers State Guber elections in 2015.



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