The Governor of Imo State and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Rochas Okorocha, has been declared the winner of the Imo State Governorship election after the election was re-conducted on Saturday. He won in 20 out of the 23 LGAs in Imo; polling 31,326 votes. His total vote tally stood at 416,996 votes out of the total 806,764 votes cast in the election.
Trailing Rochas was Ihedioha of the PDP who polled 320,705 votes and Emmanuel Ihenacho of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who came a distant third with 28,434 votes.
In neighbouring Abia State, INEC declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Okezie Ikpeazu, the winner of the Abia State governorship election. Mr Ikpeazu polled 264,713 to defeat the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Alex Otti, who polled 180,882 votes.
The result was declared in the early hours of Sunday after the supplementary election of Saturday.
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