ImoGuber2023: Uzodimma commends turnout, expresses satisfaction with INEC
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, the gubernatorial candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 11 off-season election, has lauded the state’s residents, particularly those in his community, for turning out in large numbers to participate in the voting process.
Uzodimma expressed contentment with the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) regarding the conduct ongoing election.
The governor also applauded the security forces for maintaining a peaceful and secure environment throughout the ongoing election.
Over two million voters are eligible to vote in Saturday’s governorship election.
A total of 18 political parties are presenting candidates in the ongoing election.
However, the election is considered a three-horse race between the incumbent governor, Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Samuel Anyanwu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Achonu of LP.
According to INEC, there are 2,419,922 registered voters in the state, but only 2,318,919 of them who collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are eligible to vote in the election.
The number of registered voters is 6.5 percent more than the 2,272,293 recorded for the previous 2019 elections in the southeastern state.