Orji Kalu wins Abia Senate seat

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Senator Orji Uzor Kalu

Chief Whip of the Senate and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Abia North Senatorial district election, Senator Orji Uzor-Kalu, has been declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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

According to the 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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