INEC declares Ikpeazu winner of the Abia 2019 governorship elections.
Chinwe Ugele, Umuahia
The candidate of the People’s Democratic party in Abia state governorship polls, and incumbent governor of the state, Okezie Ikpeazu has been returned elected having polled a total of 261,127 to beat his APC counterpart, Uche Ogah who scored 99,574
The candidate of APGA, Alex Otti came third in the results announced by INEC with a total vote of 64366
Ikpeazu won in 11 LGA’s, while Ogah won in 4 and Otti in 2 LGA’s.
Total votes cast were 444,376
Valid votes 433315
Void votes 11061
Professor Benjamin Ozurumba the returning officer for Abia state governorship polls, 2019 made the declaration in the presence of security chiefs, REC, party agents, observers and journalists.