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LP’s Otti wins Abia governorship election

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Labour Party (LP) candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared winner of the Abia State gubernatorial election.

INEC announced on Wednesday that Oti won 10 of the 17 local government areas (LGAs) in the state and polled 175,467 votes in the Saturday, March 18, election.

PDP candidate, Okey Ahiwe, polled a total of 88,529 votes, while Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) came in third with 28,972 votes.

INEC’s state returning officer, Nnenna Oti, declared Otti as the governor-elect, having polled the highest number of votes and having fulfilled the requirements to be named the governor-elect.


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