July 29, 2016
INEC Declares APC’s Ben Uwajimogu Winner In Imo North Rerun Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Ben Uwajimogu, winner in the Imo North Senatorial District election.
According to Channels Television, Uwajimogu, having scored 56,076 votes, beat his closest rival the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Athan Achonu who polled 43,815 votes.
While announcing the results 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 winners of the State House of Assembly rerun elections in their area.