November 30, 2023

Just in: Governor Uzodinma wins Imo election, clears all 27 local governments

The incumbent Governor of Imo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hope Uzodinma, has been declared the winner of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The APC candidate polled 540,308 votes while his opponents from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sam Anyanwu, scored 71,503 and Athan Achonu of the Labour Party (LP) polled 64,081 votes.

While announcing the result, the Returning Officer for the Imo State Governorship Election and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Professor Abayomi Fashina, said Uzodinma recorded the highest number of valid votes cast and was returned elected for a second term in office.

Uzodimma won in all 27 local government areas of the state where the November 11, 2023, governorship election was conducted.

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