2023 Polls: Asaba Youths Protest

By Sunny A. Ijomah

Youths in Asaba, the Delta State capital are currently protesting the delay by INEC in announcing the results of the Presidential Polls.

A video posted by a National Newspaper shows the youths singing and dancing in the Koka Area of the city near the flyover bridge.

The youths are shouting ‘Obi, Obi’ and traffic is already building up under the flyover bridge along Asaba-Onitsha Expressway.

The video also showed passersby giving the demonstrating youths water.

The Labour Party won the Presidential Election in 21 Local Government Areas out of the 25 LGA.

The Governorship candidate of PDP and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Sheriff Oborevweri lost in his Okpe Local Government Area.

Similarly, Senator Ovie Omo- Agege, the APC Governorship candidate lost the Presidential election in his Local Government Area, Ughelli North.

But the greatest causality in the election is Honourable Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives who lost his bid to return to the National Assembly for the fifth time.

He was defeated by Ngozi Okolie of the Labour Party for the Aniocha /Oshimili Federal Constituency.