Senator Orji Uzor-Kalu, has been declared the winner of the Abia North Senatorial district election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The Chief Whip of the Senate is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC).

According to the Nation’s Electoral umpire, the former Governor polled a total of 30,805 votes to defeat his closet rival, Nnamdi Iroh of the Labour Party, who polled 25,540 votes, while Chief Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party got 15, 175 votes.

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The returning officer for Abia-North, Mr Chinedu Nnamdi, declared Kalu, the winner having polled the highest number of valid votes cast.


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