The House of Senate has approved the restoration of Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East local government Area of Delta State.
The Abraka Constituency was separated from the present Ethiope East State Constituency. This was done in accordance with the orders of the Federal high court
The approval was reached following consideration of a motion sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the Deputy Senate President.
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta central district, had, among other things in his motion “recalls that before 1999, Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East local government Area of Delta State was a separate and distinct State Constituency with an elected member within the Delta State House of Assembly.
However, after due consideration, the upper legislative chamber approved Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East LGA, consisting of INEC’s present Abraka Ward 1, Abraka Ward 2, and Abraka Ward 3.
The chamber further resolved that the remaining part of this Ethiope East State Constituency in Ethiope East LGA, consisting of INEC’s Ward 4, Ward 5, Ward 6 (Kokori Inland), Ward 7, Ward 8, Ward 9 (Eku), Ward 10, and Ward 11