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LP's Alex Otti Wins Abia Governorship Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alex Otti of the Labour Party (LP) the winner of the March 18 governorship election in Abia State.

The State Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Prof. Nnenna Oti, declared the result on Wednesday at the INEC State Collation Centre in Umuahia.

Oti said the LP candidate polled 175,467 votes to defeat his closest rival, Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party, who polled 88,529 votes.

Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Progressives Party scored 28972 votes, while Ikechi Emenike of the All Progressives Congress polled 24,091.


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