Senator Hope Uzodinma has crushed the plan by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha to hand over to his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu in 2019 by clinching the All Progressive Party’s gubernatorial ticket for next year’s election.
Senator Uzodinma polled 423,895 votes to pick the party’s ticket in the election conducted on Tuesday.
Nwosu came a distant seventh with just 10, 329 votes.
The result was signed and declared by the returning officer, Ahmed Ali Gulak.
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