- Abia Guber: Alex Otti clinches Labour Party ticket unopposed
*Promises industrialization of state
An economist and prominent son of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti has emerged as the winner of the governorship primary election of the party of Labour Party in Abia state
The returning officer of the exercise, which was held in Umuahia the state capital on Wednesday Mr. Sunday Okeke, declared him the winner of election.
Alex Otti cliched the 2023 governorship ticket of the party, having polled a total number 454 votes to emerge unopposed during
the governorship primary election of the party.
In his acceptance speech Otti, said that he was prepared to move Abia state from the era of bad governance to an era of prosperity.
He assured his supporters that victory was assured for the party in the fort coming general election, while soliciting for their support for the party to achieve the feats.
He said, “You have started a movement which no cabal can stop. We are the party the majority of people who deserves good leadership in the state are looking for.
“The symbol of our party is human beings, I therefore urge to join me as we work hard to win the 2023 governorship election and make life easier for our people. If elected I will donate my salary for humanitarian purposes.
“We shall move in with courage to upset the backlog of unpaid salaries, stop insecurity, bad roads and poor health care delivery
because we have all takes to make a difference.
“We will activate industrialization in the state to move our people to prosperity, through Education, Agriculture policies and reduce rural urban migration”.