How Senator Athan Achonu Emerged Imo Labour Party Guber Candidate
The former senator who represented Imo North at the Nigerian Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Athan Achonu, has emerged winner of the Imo State Labour Party Governorship primary election.
We gathered that Senator Athan Achonu scored one hundred and thirty-four (134) votes to defeat fifteen other candidates to emerge the winner of the Imo Labour Party Governorship primary election on Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Declaring the result on Saturday, the Chairman of the Imo State Labour Party Governorship Primary Election Panel and Abia Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti said Senator Achonu scored 134 votes, followed by Major General Lincoln Jack Ogunewe (retd) who scored 125 votes.
According to the Panel Chairman, “I wish to announce that the election was transparent, free, and fair.
“I hereby return Athan Achonu as the LP candidate.”
Other scores included: Ndidi Amike —1, AIG Ugommuo —1, Maduka Basil — 3, Nwagwu Kelechi —9, Martin Agbaso —13, Cpt. Mbamara —5