Chimaobi Sam Atu: Bus Driver Won Enugu House of Reps Seat Under Labour Party
A candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Chimaobi Sam Atu on Sunday, was declared winner of Enugu North/Enugu South Federal Constituency election conducted on Saturday, February 25.
The INEC Returning Officer, Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn Ijeoma Ezepue made the announcement after he beat the incumbent member, Hon. Offor Chukwuegbo of the PDP.
Chimaobi is a community vigilante member and bus driver whose victory gives hope to the common man.
He secured a total of 65,247 to defeat his closest opponents, Hon. Nnonso Nnamani of APGA who scored a total of 9215 and Hon. Offor Chukwuegbo who polled a total of 7,617 votes.
While the APC candidate, Hon. Juliet Egbo scored 2394 votes.
Atu, a native of Ndiaga Ugwuaji in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State, was, therefore, returned elected after satisfying all the requirements of the law.