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Tribunal Affirms Uzodinma’s Victory as Governor of Imo State

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The Imo State Governorship tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of Hope Uzodinma as the authentic governor of Imo State, AIT reports.

 

In an unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay, the three-man panel of the tribunal held that the election of Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state complied with the provisions of the electoral act, 2022.

 

The tribunal further held that the Labour Party in its petition failed to prove the allegation of over voting and non compliance as alleged.

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Governor Hope Uzodimma was declared winner of the election with a total of 540,308 votes.

 

His closest challengers were Senator Samuel Anyanwu of the PDP who came second with 71, 503 votes followed by the Labour Party, candidate Senator Athan Achonu who came third polling 64,081 votes

 

Both candidates and the others proceeded to the tribunal to argue that Uzodimma did not score the majority of winning votes as announced by INEC.

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