The presidential candidate for the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has been declared the winner of the presidential election in Abia state.
The state returning officer for the presidential election, Prof. Abel Ezeorah of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Alike-Ikwo (FUNAI), declared the results at INEC state office in Umuahia. He said that Obi scored 327,095 votes of the 381,683 total votes cast to win the election.
PDP’s Atiku Abubakar got 22,676 while APC’s Bola Tinubu polled a total of 8,914 votes to come third.
Again Labour party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has also won last Saturday, February 25, presidential election in Edo state.
According to results announced by INEC Coallation Officer in the state, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, Obi secured a total of 331,163 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 144,471 and 89,585 votes respectively.