Gov. Otti Congratulates Gov. Douye Diri Of Bayelsa On His Re-election | READ MORE
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has sent warm felicitations to the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on his hard won victory for a second term in office.
Governor Diri, on Monday, was declared winner of the Saturday, November 11, 2023 gubernatorial election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), after he polled a total of 175,196 votes to defeat his closest rival, Timipre Sylva, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 110,108 votes.
Governor Otti, while congratulating his Bayelsa counterpart, described the election as a hard fought contest and a vote of confidence on Governor Diri by the people, having already served four years.
He said he was happy that Governor Diri had already extended a hand of fellowship to his opponents in his victory speech, and urged him to maintain that meek and humble spirit that has continued to endear him to Bayelsans.
Governor Otti also congratulated the Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Udengs Eradiri for his courage and for participating. He urged the LP candidate not to be disappointed, but to remain steadfast and build on the experiences gathered from the electioneering campaigns and the polls.
The Abia Governor wished the re-elected Bayelsa Governor resounding success as he starts his second term in office.