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General News of Sunday, 26 February 2023


Labour Party wins first national assembly seat

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Labour party has reportedly won its first national assembly seat as declared by the Independent Electoral Commission.

Hon. Ginger Onwusibe was pronounced winner of the House of Representatives for Isialangwa North and South Federal constituency of Abia state after the election on Sunday, February 25.

It was gathered that Onwusibe defeated Professor Anthony Agbazuere, immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in the election to become the member-elect.

Ginger polled a total number of 20,411 valid votes. His PDP opponent polled a total of 13508 votes. Professor Agbazuere was also defeated in his Isialangwa South L.G.A.

There has been jubilation by the Labour Party supporters.