The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reportedly declared Jerry Alagbaso winner of the House of Representatives election held in Orsu/Orsu/Oru East federal constituency of Imo state on February 23.
The result was reportedly announced by the Returning Officer, Professor Innocent Madufor, in Owerri, the state capital on Monday, March 4.
The returning officer said that Alagbaso of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled a total of 21, 273 votes to emerge the winner of the election.
The announcement is coming ten days after the election which was marred with allegations of violence and snatching of ballot boxes, was held.
Meanwhile, Continentour.com.ng previously reported that the governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, had described his suspension as a plot to bring into destruction the chance of the APC in the southeast region by some selfish people ahead of 2023.
Reacting to his suspension, the Imo governor said the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, was heavily blinded by 2023 presidency, thus making attempt to ruin the region’s chances.
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