How Ihedioha won Imo gov election

How Ihedioha won Imo gov election

OWERRI —The State Returning Officer for Saturday’s governorship election in Imo state, Mr. Francis Chukwuemeka Otonta, Monday announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Emeka Ihedioha, the winner of the governorship election. The news pad was at the INEC office along Portharcourt road when Otonta announced the votes earned by the various political

OWERRI —The State Returning Officer for Saturday’s governorship election in Imo state, Mr. Francis Chukwuemeka Otonta, Monday announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Emeka Ihedioha, the winner of the governorship election.
The news pad was at the INEC office along Portharcourt road when Otonta announced the votes earned by the various political parties across the 27 local government areas.
Deputy Speaker, Emeka Ihedioha
The state returning officer, while giving the summary of the excercise as it happened in the 27 local government areas in the state said that Ihedioha of the PDP, soared to victory with the total votes of 273,404 to humble other candidates in the race.
He gave as registered voters 2,221,008 and accredited voters 823,743. The total votes cast: 714,355; rejected votes; 251,30; and then the total votes according to Otonta, was 739,485.
In Otonta’s record, other governorship candidates of the Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu, got 190,364; Ifeanyi Araraume of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, 114,676; and Accord Party, AP, Ikedi Ohakim, polled 6,846.

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