Akarachi Amadi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Mbaitoli/Ikeduru Federal Constituency supplementary election held on Saturday in Imo.
The Returning Officer, Prof Boniface Okoro, while declaring the result of the election on Monday, said the 29-year-old Amadi polled 21, 372 votes to emerge the winner ahead of other candidates.
According to Okoro, the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Mr Uche Ogbuagu, had 18, 296 votes, while the incumbent and candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Henry Nwawuba, garnered 7, 202 votes.
While the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Usmond Ukanacho, scored 6,681 votes, and Mr Chinonso Uba of the African Democratic Congress (ASC) got 4,100 votes.
Mr Godstime Chukwunuikem of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) got 246 votes.