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Emeka Ihedioha of PDP Wins Imo Governorship Election See full list of the 21 governors-elect declared by INEC

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Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Imo State governorship election, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, has emerged governor-elect of the state.

Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, secured 273,404 votes to defeat defeated Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nwosu, who was backed by Governor Rochas Okorocha, finished second with 190,364 votes; followed by Senator Uzodinma who got 96,458 votes.

Ihedioha was declared the winner by the Returning Officer for the election, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, at 11:57 pm on Monday night, bringing to a conclusion a dramatic collation process which also witnessed the arrest of two electoral officers for allegedly tampering with results.

So far All Progressives Congress (APC) has 13 states ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which has eight.

Below is a table the winners declared so far declared by INEC:

S/N StatesElected GovernorsPolitical Party
1AbiaOkezie IkpeazuPDP
2Akwa IbomUdom EmmanuelPDP
3BornoBabagana ZulumAPC
4Cross RiverBen AyadePDP
5DeltaIfeanyi OkowaPDP
6EbonyiDavid UmahiPDP
7EnuguIfeanyi UgwanyiPDP
8GombeInuwa YahayaAPC
9ImoEmeka IhediohaPDP
10JigawaAbubakar BadaruAPC
11KadunaNasir El-RufaiAPC
12KatsinaAminu MasariAPC
13KebbiAbubakar BaguduAPC
14KwaraAbdulrahman AbdulrazaqAPC
15LagosBabajide Sanwo-OluAPC
16NasarawaAbdullahi SuleAPC
17NigerAbubakar BelloAPC
18OgunDapo AbiodunAPC
19OyoSeyi MakindePDP
20YobeMai Mala BuniAPC
21ZamfaraMuktar IdrisAPC


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