INEC DECLARE “EMEKA IHEDIOHA” (PDP) IMO STATE GOVERNOR
Emeka Ihedioha, a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives has been declared the winner of the Imo governorship election.
Ihedioha, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared governor-elect by the returning Officer for the election, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta at 11:57 pm on Monday.
Ihedioha got 273,404 votes, while Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and son-in-law of Governor Rochas Okorocha came second with 190, 364 votes.
Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came third with 96,458 votes.
The governor-elect, Ihedioha took to Twitter early Tuesday to thank his people and pledged to ‘rebuild’ the state.
It’s a victory for all of us!
I will not fail!
My word is my bond.