INEC declares PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha winner of Imo State governorship election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Imo State governorship election, Emeka Ihedioha, has emerged governor-elect of the state.

Ihedioha, secured 273,404 votes to defeat Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Recall that Nwosu, was backed by Governor Rochas Okorocha, but he finished second with 190,364 votes; followed by Senator Uzodinma who got 96,458 votes.

Ihedioha was declared the winner by the Returning Officer for the election, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, at 11:57 pm on Monday night, after lots of drama which also witnessed the arrest of two electoral officers for allegedly tampering with results.

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