Peter Obi Reacts As Alex Otti Wins Abia State Governorship Election For Labour Party
The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has reacted to the victory of Alex Otti as the Abia state governor-elect in Saturday’s election.
Naija News reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Alex Otti of the Labour Party (LP) as the winner of the 2023 Abia State governorship election.
Otti polled 175,467 votes to defeat Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 88,529 votes in the March 18 election.
Reacting to the development, Peter Obi, expressed excitement that the will and wishes of the people were respected.
The former governor of Anambra State also prayed for God’s guidance and protection on the incoming governor of the state.
He wrote: A while ago, I spoke with my brother, Dr. Alex Otti @alexottiofr, the Governor-elect of Abia State and heartily congratulated him on his election.
I am gratified that the will and wish freely expressed by the Abia electorates have been respected. I pray for God’s guidance and protection for the incoming Governor of God’s Own State. -PO
Kenneth Okonkwo Reacts
Also reacting to the development, Nollywood actor cum politician, Kenneth Okonkwo said the Labour Party candidate won the Abia governorship seat with a landslide victory and he gave glory to God.
He wrote: “Alex Otti of Labour Party wins Abia State governorship election in a landslide. To God be the glory. We moovee!!”