Imo Governorship Election: Cleric Predicts Winner as Uzodimma Battles Anyanwu, Achonu, Others

Imo Governorship Election: Cleric Predicts Winner as Uzodimma Battles Anyanwu, Achonu, Others

  • Apostle Ako Anthony has shared his forecast regarding the governorship election coming up in Imo state on Saturday, November 11
  • Apostle Anthony's prediction favours the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its flagbearer, Hope Uzodimma
  • Uzodimma is the incumbent governor of the state and is seeking reelection which could see him governing the state till 2028

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 6-year-experience covering politics in Nigeria

Owerri, Imo state - Apostle Ako Anthony of the Mountain of Christ Prayer Ministry International has predicted a win for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election.

Apostle Anthony during a Facebook Live on Wednesday, November 8, seen by Legit.ng, said Hope Uzodimma, the APC candidate, would triumph over Samuel Anyanwu, Athan Achonu, and others. Anyanwu flies the flag of the PDP, while Achonu represents the Labour Party.

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The Imo state governorship election has been slated for Saturday, November 11. Photo credits: Hope Uzodimma, Senator Athan Nneji Achonu, Ezekwe Uche Ezekwe
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'APC to win Imo state': Apostle Anthony

According to the Apostle Anthony, Uzodimma would “take back” his ‘mandate’ “by all means”.

He said:

“I want to say, in the realm of the spirit, the election in Imo state, suppose (sic) to be for Labour Party.
“Imo state, APC would take it back by all means.”

Legit.ng reports that the Imo state gubernatorial election 2023 has been fixed for Saturday, November 11.

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In a related article, Legit.ng spotlighted the Labour Party (LP) gubernatorial candidate in Imo state, Athan Achonu.

Achonu will be contesting against 16 other candidates, including the incumbent, Uzodimma. His (Achonu's) deputy is 44-year-old Nwulu-Onyeulo Anthony.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Adekunle Razaq Aderibigbe, a chieftain of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Lagos state, said Uche Odunzeh, the candidate of the party in the coming Imo state governorship election, “stands a chance of gaining more acceptance and support” towards the poll.

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Speaking in an interview with Legit.ng, Aderibigbe said Odunzeh is a strong contender in the upcoming poll.

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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