By Eagle Eye News24
Imo State Governor,Senator Hope Uzodimma has emerged as the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate.
The Chairman of the Imo State Governorship Primary Election Committee Rear Admiral William Kayode (rtd) declared Uzodimma as the party’s flagbearer for the November 11 exercise.
His declaration followed the party’s primary election held at the Ndubuisi Kanu Square in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Friday.
Uzodimma polled 63,618 votes after the party adopted the direct primaries mode of election.
In his acceptance speech, the Governor promised to redouble his efforts in tackling insecurity and delivering good governance to the people of Imo State if re-elected.
He vowed not to disappoint the people of the state if elected for a second term and expressed optimism about winning the November exercise.
Meanwhile,Senator Samuel Anyanwu, National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has emerged the party’s governorship candidate for the November 11 Imo State gubernatorial poll.
His emergence followed the PDP primary election held on Wednesday at the party’s secretariat along the Okigwe Road in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
Anyanwu is expected to challenge the re-election of the incumbent Governor of the state, Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The State Organising Secretary of the opposition party, Lawrence Biado, said the seven-man electoral panel constituted by the National Working Committee headed by Kenneth Okon was present to monitor the primary election in Imo.