The Labour Party has got its first Governor elect since 2007 as Abia state candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the governorship election.
Many have taken to the streets of Abia state to celebrate the emergence of Otti and gone as far as parading a coffin to signify the death of the PDP who have been in control of the party for decades.
The declaration of Otti happened moments ago as the results of the controversial Obingwa Local Government Area results were finally announced with some alleged attempted fraud being thwarted.
With the conclusion of the collation of the outstanding results of the election, the Peoples Democratic Party scored 9,962 votes and while the Labour Party, 3,776 votes in the LGA.
Consequently, the LP has won in 10 LGAs, the PDP in six LGAs, and the Young Peoples Party in one LGA.
The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Abia State, Chief 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.
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