Rep. Ben Kalu, House of Representatives spokesperson, wins Bende Federal Constituency poll


The APC Candidate for House of Representatives and the Spokesperson of the 9th Assembly, Hon. Benjamin Kalu has won the polls for Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State to guarantee his re-election.

The incumbent representative defeated his opponents at the polls, including the PDP and LP candidates.

The returning officer, Adindu Chidinma, announced the results as follows:

APC – 10,020
LP – 6818
PDP – 3930
ADC – 90
APGA – 301
APN – 184
APP – 72
NNPP – 60
SDP – 17
YPP – 105

No Accredited Voters – 22,308

Reacting to the electoral victory, Hon Kalu said, “this is a moment of happiness; this victory is sweet because it came with a lot of hard work and confrontation between those outside and some forces within the party.

“But in all of this, God has seen the sincerity of our hearts to serve the people of Bende with transparency, honesty, in the spirit of accountability, and His name has been glorified.

“I thank everyone who played one role or another in making this come to pass; my staff members, campaign council, my party APC, my fathers in politics, friends and well-wishers. May God grant you all the desires of your hearts

“To my dear Bende Constituents, this promises to be another tenure of hard work, dedication, and people centred representation.”

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