In Abia Central, The Labour Party swept all National Assembly elections with Darlington Nwokocha, Obi Aguocha, and Ginger Onwusibe winning their respective seats. Nwokocha emerged victorious with 92,116 votes, defeating former Peoples Democratic Party National Organizing Secretary, Rtd Col Austin Akobundu who scored 41,477, and the incumbent Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Representative, Sam Onuigbo who had 7,997 votes.

In the House of Representatives race, LP’s Aguocha defeated PDP’s Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji, the Speaker of the House of Assembly for Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency, while Onwusibe of LP won against PDP’s former Chief of Staff and human rights lawyer, Pro. Anthony C. B. Agbazuere. #NigeriaElection2023

The outcome of the elections has dealt a final blow to PDP in Abia Central, as LP emerged victorious.

After being declared winner of the Senatorial seat by the Returning Officer, Pro. Udo Herbert, Hon. Darlington Nwokocha spoke to the press on Monday afternoon and attributed his success to God and the people who turned out in large numbers to vote for him. He expressed his gratitude saying, “My victory is a testament to God’s sovereignty and the people’s will.” #NigeriaElection2023

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