The administration, employees, and students of the Federal University of Technology in Owerri, Imo State, have given Professor Nnenna Oti a hero’s greeting. It should be remembered that Professor Oti served as the Returning Officer for the Abia State Governorship poll for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Professor Nnenna stated during her speech at the university gathering that she had been threatened with consequences for tampering with the election results and had also been given money in exchange for her cooperation…… CONTINUE READING
Professor Oti claimed in the Channels Television report that she had never cheated anyone in her life and that all she had done was issue the riot act, stating that ballots must be counted under her rule and that the people’s will must be upheld.
“I didn’t start today; I stand here before God, Jesus Christ. I have never defrauded anyone, all I did was to declare the riot act as follows: under me votes must count. Under me, the people’s mandate will be upheld, because I, Professor Nnenna Oti, can never do evil.”
The Returning Officer announced last week that Labour Party candidate Alex Otti had won the Abia Governorship poll. Okey Ahiwe, a candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, finished in second place, trailing Alex Otti in the standings.
Following a 48-hour suspension of results collation in the state by the electoral commission, which raised tensions among stakeholders and electors in the state, Alex Otti’s election as governor-elect was announced…… CONTINUE READING
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