#NigeriaDecides: Imo Governorship Elections Declared Inconclusive

#NigeriaDecides: Imo Governorship Elections Declared Inconclusive

By News Desk | The Trent on April 13, 2015
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religious Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha
Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha | Maestro Media

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Imo state inconclusive.

At the end of results collation, incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won 385,671 votes, with his closest rival, Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polling 306,142 votes.

The result was declared inconclusive because the margin of the win – 79,529 – was less than the 144,715 votes declared invalid.

The INEC Returning Officer for Imo State, Professor Ibidapo Obe, announced that a new date for supplementary elections in the cancelled wards will be announced soon.

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