Alex Otti wins Abia State Gubernatorial election

Nnenna Okoronkwo

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared Alex Otti of Labour Party as the winner of the March 18th gubernatorial election held in Abia State, South East Nigeria.

The Returning Officer of INEC in the state, Prof Nnenna Nnannaya-Oti stated on Wednesday that Mr Otti polled 175,467 votes to win the election .

Otti defeated his close rivals Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 88,529 votes and Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) who polled 28,972.

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The Labour Party won in 10 LGAs, the PDP in six LGAs, and the Young Peoples Party in one LGA.

It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Monday announced the suspension of collation exercises the  State.

The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye cited violence in some parts of the affected areas as the reason for its decision.

Below is the distribution of results across the 17 LGAs in Abia State:

(1) Aba North
APC – 487
APGA -1404
APP- 549
LP- 20974
PDP- 4146
YPP- 2296

(2) Aba South

APC – 487
APGA – 1470
LP – 20,974
PDP – 4146
YPP – 2296

(3) Arochukwu

APC -1082
APGA -460
APP- 893
LP- 12689
PDP- 1280
YPP- 410

(4) Bende

APC – 2143
APGA -947
APP- 2733
LP- 9886
PDP- 5410
YPP – 1667

(5) Ikwuano

APC -1198
APGA- 499
APP-515
LP-7054
PDP-2427
YPP-270

(6) Isialangwa North

APC – 838
APGA -225
APP- 78
LP- 7327
PDP- 21741
YPP 18

(7) Isialangwa South

APC – 1580
APGA -366
APP- 134
LP- 7589
PDP- 9093
YPP 1691

(8) Isuikwuato
APC – 872
APGA -3662
APP-
LP- 8228
PDP- 2204
YPP 0

(9) Obingwa

APC – 721
APGA -1445
APP- 192
LP- 3776
PDP- 9926
YPP-3101

(10) Ohafia

APC – 1354
APGA – 945
APP – 1013
LP – 11,848
PDP – 4128
YPP – 667

(11) Osisioma

APC – 504
APGA – 292
APP – 123
LP – 7032
PDP – 4697
YPP – 8839

(12) Ugwunagbor

APC -375
APGA- 398
APP- 514
LP- 2159
PDP- 2538
YPP- 1805

(13) Ukwa East

APC – 560
APGA -646
APP- 890
LP- 2273
PDP- 2329
YPP – 759

(14) Ukwa west

APC – 1209
APGA -830
APP- 699
LP- 2833
PDP- 4622
YPP – 890

(15) Umuahia North
APC – 7225
APGA – 1816
APP – 905
LP – 27668
PDP – 4843
YPP – 2999

(16) Umuahia South

APC – 1398
APGA – 1841
LP – 16,187
PDP – 4564
YPP – 323
APP – 562

(17) Umunneochi

APC – 2034
APGA -581
APP- 699
LP- 5940
PDP- 3198
YPP – 314

 

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