Alex Otti wins Abia governorship election

Labour Party candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State governorship election following the eventual declaration, on Wednesday, of the results of the controversial Obingwa Local Government Area.

With the conclusion of the collation of the outstanding results of the election, the Peoples Democratic Party scored 9,962 votes while the Labour Party got 3,776 votes in the LGA.

Consequently, the LP won in 10 LGAs, the PDP in six LGAs, and the Young Peoples Party in one LGA.

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The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Abia State, Alex Otti, was consequently declared the winner of the 2023 governorship election in Abia State.

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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