Former Rivers State Accountant General Ama Opu Senibo Siminialayi Fubara, has won the Rivers State PDP Governorship primary election, to emerge as the guber Flag bearer of Party, for the 2023 General Election in Rivers State.
Mr. Fubara, who hails from Opobo Kingdom in what is generally regarded as Riverine axis of Rivers State and had long been touted as the favoured guber Candidate of Governor Nyesom Wike, decimated a very powerful field of distinguished co-contestants, including the former state PDP Chairman, Bro. Felix Obuah, the former Rivers SSG, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, as well as other erstwhile cabinet colleagues like Former Finance Commissioner, Isaac Kamalu, to clinch the ticket, scoring a whopping 721 votes, out of the 890 accredited Delegates votes.
A breakdown of how Rivers State delegates voted and the scores polled by each aspirant, at the PDP Gubernatorial primary election, is as follows:
Bro Felix Obuah – 2 votes
Chief West Morgan – 4 votes
Chief David Briggs – 4 votes
Dr. Tammy Danagogo – 36 votes
Hon. Dr. Dax George Kelly – 37 votes
Dr. Isaac Kamalu – 86 votes
Hon. Siminialayi Fubara – 721 votes
Void votes – 8