PDP Senatorial Candidate for Abia Central Senatorial District, Chief Theodore Orji retains his seat as the Senator of Abia Central. The Senator was formerly the Governor of Abia State from 2007-2015 on two tenures. The ex-governor Orji won against the close contenders of the APC and APGA, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu and Chidi Araegbu respectively.
The returning officer, Prof. Yusuf Ndukaku Omeh announced the results and declared Theodore Orji the winner after polling 55,461 votes.
APC candidate, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu was announced second, polling a total of 29,860 votes while APGA candidate, Chidi Ajaegbu came third with 19,534 votes.
Senator Theodore Orji can now return to the Red Chambers.
We sincerely congratulate him for his success.