2023: Otti, two others join Labour Party in Abia

Ogbonnaya Ikokwu Umuahia

A foremost banker and former governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress in Abia state Chief Alex Otti, has formerly joined the Labour Party.

Otti, who announced his withdrawal  from the APC governorship primaries on Tuesday, declared for LP in his campaign office in Umuahia the State capital on Friday to contest the governorship seat in 2023.

He joined the party with a factional chairman of the APC in the state chief Acho Obioma.

Also the member representing Isiala Ngwa North State constituency in the Abia state House of Assembly, chief Ginger Onwusibe, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the Labour Party.

Otti, said he joined the Labour Party to continue his fight to liberate Abia from bad governance and lack of development.

"I have come to work for you Abians. The days of non-payment of salaries would be over and I promise to tackle insecurity and unemployment."

"I cry each time I see Aba. I will fix Aba. Umuahia is a glorified village. No development. Enough is enough". he said

In a remark the ex-factional leader of the APC in the state told Otti's supporters that he was in the same boat with him

In the same vein the Onwusibe, lamented that despite his contributions to the PDP and his lofty achievements in Isiala Ngwa North, he was treated like a stranger.

He urged his supporters and all lovers of good governance  to use their PVCs in avenging the injustice done to him.

The law maker advised all Abians to support Otti, in his mission of rescuing Abia from bondage of bad leadership.

He said, "My understanding of the political terrain of Ngwa block and other parts of Abia and the competency of Dr Alex Otti would make Labour Party take over Abia State in 2023".

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