Governor Hope Uzodimma has emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State.
The Chairman of the Imo State Governorship Primary Election Committee, Rear Admiral William Kayoda (retd.), declared Uzodimma as the party’s candidate for the November 11 exercise.
Uzodimma emerged at the party’s primary held at the Ndubuisi Kanu Square in Owerri, the state capital, on Friday.
The governor polled 63,618 votes after the party adopted the direct primary mode of election.
In his acceptance speech, the governor promised to redouble his efforts in tackling insecurity and delivering good governance to the people of the state if re-elected.
He also promised not to disappoint the people of the state if elected for a second term and expressed optimism about winning the November exercise.