INEC declares LP’s Alex Otti as Abia gov-elect 

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, has declared Alex Otti, of the Labour Party as the winner of the Abia State governorship election held on Saturday March 18.

Otti scored 175,467 vote; while the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahiwe polled 88,529 and  Nwafor of the Young People Party got 28,972. The LP candidate also won 10 out of the 17 local government areas in the state, PDP win 6 while the YPP got one.

The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, Prof Nnenna Nnannaya-Oti declared Otti the winner on Wednesday evening at the resumption of the final collation of governorship election results in Umuahia. INEC earlier suspended the collation of results.

“That Otti Alex Chioma of Labour Party having satisfied the requirement of the law is hereby declared the winner of the election.

“I shall stand squarely and unapologetically on these principles. The people’s votes and mandate shall stand.

“The pastor and the mother in me will not permit me to do anything that will adversely affect the future of our children.”

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