Abia INEC returning officer, Nnenna Oti receive heroic welcome in FUTO for her excellent performance in March 18 Guber polls
On Tuesday, the Lecturers and students of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, gave Professor Nnenna Oti a hero’s welcome on arrival to the institution of learning.
Oti, the current Vice-chancellor of FUTO, was the Returning Officer for the governorship election in Abia State on behalf of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
In an online video sighted by Ejes Gist News Nigeria, people can be seen dancing and chanting songs in front of a banner that reads “Welcome back Nnenna Oti, Heroine of Nigeria Democracy.”
Recall that during the impasse in announcing the results of the state’s gubernatorial election, Oti stood firm and insisted that the people’s votes would count.
“I will stand firm and without apology for these principles. The votes and mandate of the people shall stand.
She stated, “The pastor and mother in me will not allow me to do anything that will negatively impact the future of our children.”
In accordance with the results announced by the INEC, Alex Otti of the Labour Party (LP) defeated Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) with 175 467 votes to emerge victorious.
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