The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alex Otti of the Labour Party winner of the Abia State gubernatorial election held on Saturday.
Otti polled 175,467 votes, while Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got 88,529 votes. Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) came third.
INEC had suspended collation of the election results on Tuesday with both the LP and PDP claiming premature victory at the polls.
On Wednesday evening, INEC completed collation of results and announced the winner.
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