BREAKING: Tinubu's Aide Reacts to Imo Election, Says "Early Results Favour Hope Uzodimma"

BREAKING: Tinubu's Aide Reacts to Imo Election, Says "Early Results Favour Hope Uzodimma"

Bayo Onanuga, President Bola Tinubu's aide, has reacted to the result of the governorship election coming out of Imo state.

In a post via his X page, Onanuga, said there is hope for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Hope Uzodinma, its candidate, in the state,

The special adviser on information and strategy to the president claimed early results from the state favoured the APC and the incumbent governor.

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Tinubu reacts to early lead of Governor Hope Uzodimma in Imo election Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Hope Uzodimma
Source: Twitter

Onanuga tweet:

"There is Hope in Imo. Early results favour incumbent Governor Hope Uzodimma."

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See the tweet here:

Uzodimma, who emerged the governor of Imo state through the Supreme Court verdict is seeking re-election.

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He is one of the two governors of the APC in the five states of the southeast. Southeast is ravaged with insecurity, particularly with the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Recall that Uzodinma lost to Emeka Ihedioha of the PDP in the 2019 election and came a distance fourth but was able to emerge as the governor of the state via court ruling.

Uzodinma's victory at the court was criticised by Retired Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad of the Supreme Court.

Muhammad had lamented the anomalies in the Nigerian justice system during his valedictory speech, citing the victory of the Imo state governor at the apex court as a case study.


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