Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has won the Imo governorship election by a landslide.
Uzodinma secured the majority of votes cast after sweeping all 27 LGAs in the state.
The APC candidate polled 540,308 votes to beat Samuel Anyanwu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 71,503 votes; and Athan Achonu of Labour Party (LP) who secured 64,081 votes.
Some of the LGs Uzodinma won are Ideato South, Onuimo, Okigwe, Orsu, Ihitte Uboma, Mbaitoli, Owerri municipal, Nkwerre and Ahiazu Mbaise.
Abayomi Fashina, returning officer of the Imo gubernatorial poll, declared Uzodinma winner of the election on Sunday morning.
“I, Professor Abayomi Sunday Fashina, the returning officer, hereby, declare that Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC), having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and he is returned elected,” Fashina said.