Labour Party Assembly Candidate, Beats APC, PDP With Wide Margin In Abia
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Labour Party (LP) Candidate, Uche Okoro, as the winner of the State House Assembly election in Abia State.
Naija News reports that Okoro was declared winner on Sunday morning by the INEC Returning Officer, Enebe Canice.
The LP candidate polled a total of 7,197 votes to defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party who secured 2,585.
While the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 2,963, the All Progressives Grand Alliance secured 1,078 and the Young Progressives Party earned 1,729 votes.
Peter Obi Reacts To Violence Against Labour Party Supporters
Meanwhile, the LP Peter Obi has expressed sadness over the violence perpetrated on his supporters during Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly elections.
Naija News reports that the gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections were marred by widespread violence.
Reports have clashes between different parties and media organisations made a wave with Peter Obi supporters being the worse hit in Lagos State.
Recall that the gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in the state, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, had accused the police and the Independent National Electoral Commission of working with the ruling party to intimidate and suppress voters.