The People’s Democratic Party, PDP finally hit the ground running with the House of Assembly primaries across the affer multiple postponements.
Honourable member currently representing Burutu North Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Asupa Peter Forteta has won the primaries held today in Pa E. K. Clark’s community, Kiagbodo.
Though, the primaries commenced quite behind schedule as three aspirants inclusive of Hon. Asupa Peter Forteta, Chief Hon. Dan Yingi, and Hon. Timi Akuna fielded in the contest.
Meanwhile, Asupa, the current member representing Burutu North Constituency clinched the PDP Ticket to contest in the 2023 general elections.
In line with the amended Electoral Act, a total of 19 Ad-hoc Delegates in Burutu North voted with Asupa garnering 10, Yingi scored 9, while Akuna got no vote.
The PDP returning declared Asupa winner of the primaries after scoring the highest votes. It therefore means that Asupa is the flagbearer of the PDP, Burutu Constituency 1 in the general elections come 2023.