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The Governor-elect Alex Otti of Abia State, yesterday visited the Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri.
Otti was in Bayelsa State as the returning officer for the Labour Party (LP) governorship primary in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa.
The Eastern Updates was credibly informed that he stopped by the Bayelsa State Government House for a courtesy visit on the governor, in company with Valentine Ozigbo, a chieftain of Labour Party and special adviser on Technology and Strategic Alliances to the LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
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Eradiri Udengs was returned as the winner of the primary and handed the LP flag as the party’s candidate in the governorship election held in November 2023.
He scored 79 votes in the election conducted in a very peaceful atmosphere, contested by nine aspirants and decided by 105 delegates.
The Eastern Updates recalls that Otti had announced a list of distinguished professionals and technocrats as members of his Transition Council.
The list, as contained in a statement issued to reporters in Umuahia on Tuesday, is preparatory to his formal assumption of office on May 29.
Arunma Oteh, former Director General of Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission, former Treasurer and Vice President of the World Bank, and currently a Director at FSD Africa, is also in the council.