Senate spokesman, Enyinnaya Abaribe yesterday thanked the people of Abia South senatorial district for renewing his mandate to continue to represent them at the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Sen Abaribe of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had scored 101,433 to beat his All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, rival, Chief Chris Nkwonta who got a total vote of 70,502 in the result announced by the returning officer for the zone, Dr. Okwulehie Ikechukwu Cyriacus at Aba town hall-headquarters of the zone on Monday.
The senator who will be having his unprecedented third term in the Senate, said in a statement that he was gratified by the overwhelming show of support by the people of the zone.
“I am overwhelmed by the enthusiastic followership and show of love by my people. I thank them immensely and promise to continue delivering effective representation, which is a tradition I have established over the years in the senate”, he said.
The Senator-elect who was a Deputy Governor of Abia State however extended his hands of fellowship to other contestants, adding that doing so would advance the cause and development of Abia South senatorial district.
In the meantime, Abaribe has urged the people to troop out en-masse on April 11 to cast their votes massively for the PDP governorship candidate, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu and other PDP candidates.

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