Abuja - The All progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Imo North senatorial re-run election Rt. Hon Ben Uwajimogu has been declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) having scored 56 076 votes to beat his closest rival the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Chief Athan Achonu, who pulled 43 815 votes.
Announcing the result of the election at the central collation centre in Okigwe Local Government Headquarters, the Returning Officer Professor Arinze Agbaogu, said the APC candidate having scored the majority and lawful votes in the election is hereby declared winner of the election.
Similarly, the APC candidate in Oru east Nkenna Nzeruo and his counterpart in Isiala Mbano Chiji Collins were also declared winner of the state assembly rerun elections in their area.
- News 24