Alex Otti of Labour Party has been declared winner of the Abia State governorship election.
He was declared winner of the election on Wednesday.
Otti polled a total of 175,467 to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the PDP who scored 88529.
With the conclusion of the collation of the outstanding results of the election in Obingwa, the Peoples Democratic Party scored 9,962 votes, while the Labour Party scored 3,776.
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.
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.