Winner of the just concluded All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, governorship primary election in Abia state, and former Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Dr. Alex Otti, has been presented with Certificate of Return by the National Chairman of the party, Chief Victor Oye.
The event which took place at APGA national secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday saw the presence of prominent leaders and Stakeholders of the party from Abia state, led by the state chairman, Reverend Augustine Ehiemere.
It will be recalled that Otti, clinched the ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to re-contest the governorship seat of Abia in 2019 election.
Otti who was the only gubernatorial aspirant that participated in the just-concluded primary election, secured 574 votes to emerge as winner, out of 610 delegates that participated in the primary election, while 36 votes were voided.
In his acceptance speech after he was declared winner of the APGA governorship primary election, the renowned banker, thanked the leadership of the party and delegates for the confidence reposed in him to fly the party’s flag in the upcoming 2019 general election.
“It is with profound humility that I thank you most sincerely for reaffirming your trust and confidence in me by once again, giving me our party’s mandate to lead our millions of supporters into the political battles for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Abia”.
He, however, urged his teeming supporters to remain steadfast as the quest to enthrone good governance in the state was unstoppable.