INEC declares LP’s Alex Otti winner of Abia poll

The Labour Party candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State governorship election.

Otti emerged winner after defeating his closest rival, Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Otti polled a total of 175,466 to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the PDP who scored 88,526.

The Returning Officer, Prof. Nnenna Oti, declared the LP candidate the winner at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Umuahia, the state capital, Wednesday afternoon after completing the suspended collation of results.

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