Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has been declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Benjamin Ozurumba, on Sunday said that Ikpeazu scored 261,127 votes to defeat his closest rival, Uchechukwu Ogah of the All Progressives Congress who polled 99,574 votes.
Coming third in the election is Alex Otti, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who scored 64,366 votes.
Ikpeazu won in 11 out of the 17 Local Government Areas of the state, while Ogah won in four local government areas, and Otti won in two.
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