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Hon Emeka Ihedioha of PDP, wins Imo state governorship election

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Imo State governorship election, Emeka Ihedioha, has emerged winner of Saturday’s governorship election.

Honourable Emeka Ihedioha, was a former Deputy Speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, and he secured 273,404 votes to defeat Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Uche Nwosu, who was backed by his father-inlaw and Governor Rochas Okorocha, finished second with 190,364 votes, followed by Senator Uzodinma who got 96,458 votes.

Hon Ihedioha was declared the winner by the Returning Officer for the election, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, at 11:57 pm on Monday night, bringing to a conclusion a dramatic collation process which also witnessed the arrest of two electoral officers for allegedly tampering with results.

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