BREAKING: Hope Uzodinma coasts to Victory, clears all 27 LGAs as INEC annoucnes final result in Imo
Hope Uzodinma has won all 27 LGAs as INEC has annoucned final result in Imo state.
This is even as collation of results is currently taking place at the State Collation Centre in Owerri, the state capital.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC), emerged victorious in 27 local government areas in the just-concluded election, with the collation completed at 08:30 am on Sunday.
The collation of results is currently taking place at the State Collation Centre in Owerri, the state capital.
The process commenced around 02:30 am on Sunday in Owerri, with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof Abayomi Fashina, serving as the state Returning Officer for INEC in the election.
The APC, represented by Uzodimma, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with Samuel Anyanwu, and the Labour Party’s Achonu Nneji, were the primary contenders among the 18 parties fielding candidates in the election.
According to INEC, a total of 2,419,922 registered voters in the state for the poll, with 2,318,919 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) collected.
At the culmination of the collation at 08:30 am on Sunday, Fashina announced that the center would take an hour-long break and reconvene for the announcement of the winner.