The Abia State house of Assembly member-elect for Umuahia central constituency seat, Chinasa Anthony-Abiola, has reacted to his landslide victory at the just concluded election held in the state at the weekend.
was reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Saturday, 18th March, 2023, conducted state election in all electoral wards of the seventeen local government areas of Abia state.
Chinasa Anthony-Abiola, the state house of assembly Candidate of the Labour Party was announced winner of the concluded election held in Umuahia central state constituency last Saturday by the electoral commission, after polling a total of 11, 222 votes to defeat Pastor Ugochukwu Uchegbu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 2, 656 votes, while Kenneth Maduakolam Adighibe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 1, 543 votes.
According to the returning officer, Engr. Chiadine Tochukwu: “Anthony Chinasa of the Labour Party(LP) having satisfied the requirements of the law is hereby declared winner of the Umuahia Central state constituency seat election.”
However, the Abia assembly member-elect for umuahia central constituency, Hon Chinasa Anthony -Abiola, while reacting in a statement on Saturday in Umuahia, appreciated people of Umuahia central and teeming supporters for their uncommon supports that saw his victory at the just concluded house of assembly election held in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He said he was dedicating the victory to God and people of the area who nev allowed their collective votes to be not truncated by anti-democratic forces, but rather, insisted in entrusting their mandate to him.
He reiterated his earlier promises to justify the mandate bestowed on him through presentation of peoples-oriented and quality bills, motions, and development-oriented laws, towards improving the economic potentials of Umuahia central constituency, and engender infrastructural growths of the area.
The LP member-elect of Abia house of assembly also maintained that he will facilitate and attract genuine empowerment and development schemes programmes for youths, men and women in urban areas that formed Umuahia central state constituency when inaugurated as a member of the 8th leadership of Abia house of assembly in June this year.
Anthony-Abiola further thanked the gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Abia state, Dr Alex Chioma Otti, for his encouragement, and party members in entrusting him the state house of assembly seat ticket during the concluded 2022 primary election conducted by the leadership of the labour party in Abia state.
Words: “I must thank them for coming out enmasse to cast their votes for him, which ensured and propelled by Unaimous election as member-elect for Umuahia central constituency in Abia state house of assembly.
The popular Abia-based lawyer congratulated Dr Alex Chioma Otti, on his recent emergence as the state Governor-elect and winner of march 18th 2023 keenly-contested and concluded governorship election in Abia state by the independent National Electoral Commission.
He therefore confided that Otti will not disappoint people of the state nor relent towards providing true democratic dividends to the doorsteps of every Abians and the residents, while also calling on Abians to render full support to the incoming government in Abia state to be able to deliver on its electoral promises.