AT LAST ORJI UZOR KALU DECLARED WINNER OF THE ABIA NORTH SENATORIAL ELECTION BY INEC
Former governor Orji Uzor Kalu has finally realised his ambition to represent his senatorial zone at the nation’s upper chamber.
Kalu who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, polled a total vote of 31,201, to defeat the incumbent Senator Mao Ohuabunwa of the People’s Democratic Party having scored 20,801 votes.
Abia North senatorial zone is one zone where the national elections were seen to have started before other zones in the state in a peaceful and orderly manner.
Not even the anticipated flash points before the elections had incidences of disruption or violence during the exercise.
However, in some parts f Bende LGA,
there were cases of ballot snatching by thugs
The collation officer for the zone, Dr. Charles Anumudu while declaring the result thanked the parties for their patience.
Party agents who were present at the collation centre in Ohafia did not protest the result as declared.