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Fubara Siminalaye – Rivers State Accountant General wins PDP governorship ticket

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Fubara Siminalaye – Rivers State Accountant General wins PDP governorship ticket
Fubara Siminalaye – Rivers State Accountant General

Fubara Siminalaye Rivers State Accountant General has picked the Peoples Democratic Party – PDP’s governorship ticket in the state, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

This was 24 hours after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) declared him (Fubara Siminalaye) and 58 others wanted for fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) named him and 58 other people as suspects in an N435 billion fraud scheme.

Fubara Siminalaye – Rivers State Accountant General wins PDP governorship ticket

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Sources confirmed that Governor Nyesome Wike made a swift U-turn on Felix Amaechi Obuah and Tammy Danagogo over strategic political reasons and handpicked Fubara Siminalaye as candidate in the 2023 governorship race.
Siminalaye won the keenly contested primary election in Port Harcourt, defeating nine other candidates with 721 votes out of 980 cast.

Isaac Kamalu, the state’s former Commissioner of Finance, came in second with 89 votes.

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