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Benue Governor Congratulates Uzodimma On Re-election



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The Governor of Benue State, Hyacinth Alia, has extended his heartfelt congratulations to Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma on his resounding re-election triumph.

Governor Alia conveyed his felicitations through a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Tersoo Kula, in Makurdi.

Governor Alia praised Uzodimma’s landslide victory, characterising it as a clear demonstration of being the people’s true choice in Imo State.

Expressing joy at the election outcome, Governor Alia emphasised that the substantial margin of victory underscored the trust and affection the people have for the policies and initiatives of the Uzodimma-led APC government.

Assuring Governor Uzodimma of unwavering support, Governor Alia pledged to foster a robust working relationship for the advancement of their respective states and Nigeria as a whole.

He extended his prayers for Uzodimma’s continued good health and an enduring political career steering the affairs of Imo.

Governor Alia urged Uzodimma to leverage this victory as a foundation for providing purposeful leadership to the people of Imo and beyond.

“Governor Alia describes the landslide victory of Governor Uzodinma, who polled 540,308 votes as against the PDP’s 71,508 and the Labour party’s 64,081 votes as heartwarming, adding that the large margin is an indication of the trust and love the people of Imo have in the policies and programmes of Governor Uzodinma and the APC as a party.

“He assures the governor of his unalloyed support and a robust working relationship for the progress of their respective states and Nigeria in genera,” the statement read in part.

News About Nigeria reports that Uzodinma scored 540,308 votes to defeat his closest challenger, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Samuel Anyanwu, who scored 71,503 votes to place second.

The Labour Party(LP) gubernatorial candidate, Athan Achonu, came third with 64,081 votes.

Ododo won the Kogi State governorship election with 446,237 votes, defeating his closest rival, Murtala Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), who got 259,052 votes, while Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 46,362 votes.