Former Agric Commissioner Emerges APC Candidate For Imo North Senatorial By-Election
Imo North Senatorial By-Election: Ibezim Emerges APC Candidate

A former Imo state commissioner for Agriculture, Frank Ibezim, on Thursday, emerged the Imo North All Progressives Congress candidate for the October 31 senatorial by-elections.

This was disclosed by Senate Spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru, who is chairman of the APC Primaries Committee. He said the election took place in 68 wards across the six local councils of the district.

The election result as announced, is reproduced below by Igbere TV, as published by Senator Ajibola on his social media handle;

IFEANYI ARARAUME
2,708
MATTHEW OMEGARA
2,826
ACHONU ATTAN
1,185

UCHENDU MARK CHIJOKE
1,438
IBEZIM FRANK
13,637
CHINDINMA UWAJUMOGU
1,051
UCHE UBA
49
EZE OKOR0
54
BRIGHT NWACHUKWU
67
ONUOHA CHIKUKEM
1,456
IHIM ACHO
824
25,295

Ibezim, who hails from Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, is an ally and aide to the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba.

Igbere TV reports that the primary election conducted was to enable the party pick its candidate after the death of the Senator who represented the district, Ben Uwajumogu on December 18, 2019.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will conduct concurrent legislative by-elections on October 31 to fill various legislative seats left vacant.
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