The Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Dr. Alex Oti, defeated his opponents to become the Governor elect of Abia State. He defeated the Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Okechukwu Ahiwe. Dr. Alex Oti won 10 local government areas in Abia State, as the PDP candidate, Ahiwe swept six. Labour Party got a total number of 175467 votes, while PDP got a 88,529.
Reacting to the declaration of Dr. Alex Oti, as the Gov Elect Of Abia State, the people of Abia State came all out to celebrate the victory, as they hits the streets Of Abia State to celebrate, as can be seen a series of videos circulating online social media. Some Nigerians have however, taken to their twitter handles to react to celebration from the people of Abia State.