Uzodimma, Anyanwu, Achonu: APC Chieftain Predicts Winner of Imo Governorship Election

Uzodimma, Anyanwu, Achonu: APC Chieftain Predicts Winner of Imo Governorship Election

  • It is just a few hours to the 2023 governorship election in Imo state, but a chieftain of the ruling APC has predicted the fate of Governor Hope Uzodimma
  • Uche Nwosu revealed that Saturday's outing would favour the ruling party in the state and eventually, Hope Uzodimma would secure his re-election
  • The former chief of staff to the Imo state governor also expressed optimism that INEC would deliver a credible exercise in the off-season elections

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Imo state, Owerri - The former chief of staff to the Imo state governor, Uche Nwosu, has made a bold prediction regarding the forthcoming election.

Imo state, PDP, APC, LP, 2023 election
APC chieftain says Uzodimma will defeat his major rivals in the forthcoming election in Imo state. Photo credit: Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, Hope Uzodimma, Athan Achonu
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As reported by Vanguard, Nwosu disclosed that he was confident his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), would emerge victorious in the Saturday, November 11, governorship election in Imo state.

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Nwosu, in a telephone chat on Thursday night, November 9, said nothing would hinder the Saturday election, noting the Independent National Electoral Commission had expressed readiness to deliver a free, fair and credible poll, Daily Independent report added.

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He said:

“There’s nothing that will stop the governorship election from being held on Saturday. We are going to win this Saturday election, there is no doubt about that”.

Meanwhile, Uzodimma will battle with the PDP candidate, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, and the Labour Party candidate, Athan Achonu, to retain his governorship position in the state.

Imo PDP guber candidate, Anyanwu, denies stepping down

In another development, Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu, Imo PDP governorship candidate, dismissed reports that he has stepped down from the race.

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In a statement by his campaign council on Friday, November 10, Anyanwu described such reports as fake and untrue, saying nothing of such happened.

Ohanaeze advises Imo people on who to vote for

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Ohanaeze Ndigbo advised Imo citizens to vote for any candidate of their choice in the Saturday, November 11, governorship election in the state.

Speaking to newsmen in Owerri on Thursday, November 9, the Imo state capital, the president of the group, Chief Iwuanyanwu, maintained that Ohanaeze Ndigbo was non-partisan and, therefore, had no preferred candidate.

He urged Imo residents to ignore the sit-at-home order and come out en masse to perform their civic rights.

Source: Legit.ng

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