Imo Governorship Election: Drama as Party Agents Exchange Blows at Collation Centre, Video Emerges

Imo Governorship Election: Drama as Party Agents Exchange Blows at Collation Centre, Video Emerges

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5-year-experience covering metro and government policy

Owerri, Imo state - Two party agents turned the Imo State Collation Centre into a boxing ring as they exchanged blows over results.

The collation began at 2:40 am on Sunday, November 12, amidst party agent protests with one of the agents saying, “Where are we rushing to?”, The Punch reported.

Party agents fighting at Imo collation centre
Imo guber election: LP agents bundled out from collation centre Photo Credit: @channelstv
Source: Twitter

During the collation process, a fight broke out between two party agents, resulting in their removal from the venue.

The returning officer, Prof Abayomi Fasina, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University in Oye, Ekiti, appealed to the protesting to stop as they were disturbing the collation and had no right to do so.

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In a 2-minute and 23-second video, @channelstv reported that a Labour Party agent was beaten and bundled out of the collation centre.

Imo Guber election: Uzodimma In Early Lead, Wins 17 of 27 LGAs

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that In the November 11, 2023 governorship election in Imo state, Governor Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has secured victory in 17 out of the 27 local government areas where results have been announced so far.

Imo Guber election: Uzodimma wins polling unit Inside Govt House

Legit.ng also reported that the Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodimma of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won the polling unit inside the Government House Owerri, the state capital.

In a one-minute and 23-second video, supporters of the Imo governor were seen rejoicing as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official counted the votes.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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