The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Prof. Lilian Orogbu of the Labour Party, winner for Awka North and South Federal Constituency.
Dr Uche Nnyagu, Returning Officer of the election, on Monday, said that Orogbu polled 34,714 votes to emerge winner of the Feb. 25 National Assembly election.
He added that she defeated her closest rival, Obi Nwankwo of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) who polled 24,824 votes, and Emeka Igwe of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 12,850 votes.
In response to the declaration, Orogbu expressed gratitude to God Almighty and the electorate who allowed God to use them for her history.
She assured the constituents of quality representation and human friendly legislation.
She said that her campaign promises would be followed to the letter so that people would appreciate the work of a legislator, executive and judiciary.(NAN)