The Labour Party governorship candidate in Enugu State in the just concluded general elections Hon Chijioke Edeoga has congratulated Hon. Osita Eze the LP candidate for Oji River state constituency over his victory at the poll.
Eze defeated the incumbent, Jeff Mba of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP after the Rerun of the election in just one polling unit; Central school Oji-River which had 2489 registered voters.
The result was declared Inconclusive after the March 18th poll as the polling unit was cancelled and the margin of lead was less than the number of PVCs collected in the polling unit.
At the end of the ballot today, the Labour Party garnered one hundred and eight (108) votes while the PDP’s candidate polled one hundred and eighteen (118) votes.
With the results, the PDP failed to write off the deficit of over 300 votes which the Labour Party was leading with after the March 18th poll.
While reacting to Eze”s victory via his verified twitter handle, Hon Edioga said that “the journey to a prosperous and new Enugu has come to stay”.