INEC declares Imo North rerun election inconclusive

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the result of Imo North Senatorial District rerun election, conducted on Saturday, July 23, inconclusive.

Also declared inconclusive were the results of Oru East and Isiala Mbano State Constituencies following reported cases of shootings, which characterised the exercise in some communities in the two affected areas.

The shootings were reported at Okata and Amiri in Oru East, while skirmishes and snatching of ballot boxes characterised the election in some communities in Isiala Mbano area.

Prof. Arinze Agbogu, the INEC Returning Officer for Imo North Senatorial District who announced the result on Sunday, however said Mr. Ben Uwajumogu, APC’s senatorial candidate, polled 48,921.

Agbogu also announced that PDP’s Athan Achonu scored 40,142 votes to emerge second in the already declared result.

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