THE governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Chief 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 LGA election.
With the conclusion of the collation of the outstanding results of the election, the Peoples Democratic Party scored 9,962 votes as against the Labour Party which polled 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.
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.