Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodimma, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in the state.
Uzodimma was the sole contender in the primary that took place on Friday in Owerri, the Imo state capital.
Chairman of the primary election committee, Williams Kayode, said the governor polled 63,618 votes to win the exercise.
The Chairman said a total of 64,667 delegates from the 305 wards in 27 LGAs of the state were accredited for the poll. He described the exercise as peaceful, rancour-free and hitch-free.
“In line with that mandate, we have conducted the primary election through direct primary in all the 27 local government areas.”
In an acceptance speech, Uzodimma thanked the delegates and party faithful for the confidence reposed in him.
“The victory of today’s event is a victory dedicated to God almighty and a victory that I will cherish for a long time,” he said.
“For me, I see it as a mark of confidence from the members of our great party and the entire Imo people at large.
The Imo state governorship poll will take place on November 11.