Business mogul, Tonye Cole, has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primaries in Rivers State.
Cole is said to be the preferred candidate of the former Minister of Transportation and leader of the APC in Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi.
Tonye Cole beat five other aspirants to emerge winner with 986 votes.
His closest rival, Ojukaye Flag Amachree, a former state chairman of the APC, polled 190 votes to come second, while Sokonte Davies came 3rd with 46 votes.
Senator Magnus Abe, who did not take part in the primaries, however, scored 1 vote.
BREAKING: Amaechi’s ally, Tonye Cole wins APC governorship primaries in Rivers