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Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha wins the Governorship Election in Imo State

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The former deputy speaker of House of representative, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha has been declared winner of the gubernatorial race in Imo State by the INEC.

Prof Francis Otonta, the returning officer of INEC announced the final results at the Imo governorship election collation centre in Owerri, the state capital on Tuesday, March 12, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ihedioha, who has contested for the position of the Governor under PDP in 2015 after his tenure as the deputy speaker of the federal House of Representative has contested again in 2019 and has been declared winner.

Emeka, won in 11 of the 27 local government area, polling a total 273,404 votes to defeat his closest contender, Mr Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) who won in 10 LGAs and scored 190,364 votes.

Other contestants in the 70-man Imo gubernatorial contest include Mr Ifeanyi Araraume of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), a former senator who had 114,676 votes, winning in four LGAs only.

A serving Senator representing Imo west senatorial district who decamped from PDP to APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma garnered 96,458 votes and won in two LGAs alone to take the 4th position.

Below are the breakdown of the results from all 27 LGAs:

Nkwere LGA

APC: 2,147

PDP: 1,889

AA: 8,205

APGA: 1,104

Aboh Mbaise LGA

APC: 3,479

PDP: 64,219

AA: 4,296

APGA: 2,520

Ikeduru LGA

APC: 3,139

PDP: 14,848

AA: 4,006

APGA: 2,088

Onu IMO LGA

APC: 081217

PDP: 2063

AA: 4173

APGA: 4577

ORSU LGA

APC: 3,780

PDP: 2596

AA: 6203

APGA: 3198

Owerri municipal LGA

APC: 1540

PDP: 10118

AA: 2617

APGA: 1549

Mbaitoli LGA

APC: 3704

PDP: 13358

AA: 5869

APGA: 5777

Uguta LGA

APC: 1644

PDP: 5663

AA: 3431

APGA: 2441

Nwageli LGA

APC: 1831

PDP: 3482

AA: 9934

APGA: 2067

Orlu LGA

APC: 3,007

PDP: 5,053

AA: 9,659

APGA: 3423

Okigwe LGA

APC: 1,843

PDP: 5,443

AA: 8,469

APGA: 8,365

ORU West LGA

APC: 6,435

PDP: 4,393

AA: 5016

APGA: 5764

Ohaji Egbema

APC; 4,585

PDP: 6,250

AA: 20,050

APGA: 4476

Ideato North LGA

APC: 3723

PDP: 3064

AA: 5599

APGA: 2152

ISU LGA

APC: 2423

PDP: 3235

AA: 7695

APGA: 2873

ORU East LGA

APC: 24,257

PDP: 4,806

AA: 4,531

APGA: 1,524

Owerri west LGA

APC: 2,868

PDP: 12,878

AA: 2538

APGA: 2660

Njaba LGA

APC: 3,480

PDP: 4,043

AA: 8,297

APGA: 3,480

Obowo LGA

APC: 1939

PDP: 6198

AA: 4929

APGA: 5385

Isiala Mbano

APC: 1,893

PDP: 3,589

AA: 3,383

APGA: 1,7817

Ezinihitte Mbaise.

APC: 1462

PDP: 1356

AA: 2646

APGA: 1356

Ahiazu Mbaise LGA

APC: 971

PDP: 32,987

AA: 3395

APGA: 2405

Ehime Mbano

APC: 3094

PDP: 5238

AA: 5477

APGA: 12,410

Ihitte/uboma LGA

APC: 3,160

PDP: 4,234

AA: 5,444

APGA: 5,692

Ideato South.

APC: 4,893

PDP: 3,600

AA: 40,438

APGA: 4,656

Owerri North

APC: 2272

PDP: 12,797

AA: 2,988

APGA: 4,404

Ngor okpala

APC: 2310

PDP: 11,502

AA: 4,797

APGA: 2,308.

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