S’Court affirms Otti’s election as Abia gov

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The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Alex Otti as the Governor of Abia State.

The court dismissed the appeals by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Okey Ahiwe, and Ikechi Emenike of the APC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, reserved judgment in the appeals by the PDP and the APC against the election of Otti.

The five-man panel led by John Okoro adjourned the matters for judgments after taking arguments from parties involved in the matter.

Otti of the Labour Party polled 175,466 votes to defeat his closest rival, Okey Ahiwe of the PDP, who scored 88,529 votes in the March 18 governorship election.

Source: The Punch

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