The recent Abia State governorship election has certainly been a topic of great interest and contention. After days of delays and uncertainty, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally declared the winner of the election. Alex Otti of the Labour Party emerged as the winner, much to the excitement of his supporters and the chagrin of his opponents.
Taking to social media to express his joy and gratitude, Otti posted on his official Twitter account, declaring that he is honored to have earned the trust and confidence of the people of Abia State. His victory is truly a testament to his unwavering determination, dedication, and commitment to public service. With an impressive voter turnout of over 260,000, Otti received an overwhelming majority of the votes, garnering 175,467 votes. His closest rival, Ahiwe, obtained a mere 88,529 votes.
The announcement of Otti’s victory was greeted with jubilation and celebration across the state, with supporters of the Labour Party erupting in cheers and chants of “Otti, Otti, Otti!” The newly-elected governor-elect, who is well-known for his exceptional leadership skills and his ability to connect with people from all walks of life, pledged to serve the people of Abia State with honor, dignity, and integrity. He also promised to make the state a better place for all its citizens, regardless of their social status or background.
As the first opposition candidate to win a gubernatorial election in Abia State, Otti has made history, and his victory is a clear indication of the growing dissatisfaction with the current administration. He has promised to tackle the many challenges facing the state, including poverty, unemployment, and infrastructural deficiencies. He expressed his gratitude to his supporters and urged all Abians to join hands with him to build a brighter future for the state.