Imo Guber Poll: ‘Early Results Favour Uzodinma’

Imo Elders Visit Uzodimma, Endorses Second Term Bid

The special adviser on information and strategy to President Bola Tinubu, Bayo Onanuga, has reacted to the result of the governorship election coming out of Imo state.

Vox9ja reports that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate and incumbent governor, Hope Uzodinma, is currently slugging it with candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP) to retain power in Imo State.

In a post via his X page, Onanuga said there is hope for the APC and its candidate in the state,

Tinubu’s aide claimed that early results from the state favoured the incumbent governor.

He wrote: “There is Hope in Imo. Early results favour incumbent Governor Hope Uzodimma.”

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Joe Ajaero, has clarified that organized labour will not back down from their planned industrial action in Imo State until all of their demands are fully addressed by the State Governor, Hope Uzodinma.

Vox9ja reports that Ajaero expressed this determination during a press conference at the Labour House in Abuja today where he emphasized that this was his first public appearance since the attack on him in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, on November 1.

Despite being accused of involvement in partisan politics, Ajaero, who was clad in dark eyeglasses during the press conference, explained that the demonstration where he was attacked, was solely aimed at seeking justice for workers who had not received their salaries for several months in the state.

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During the briefing, Ajaero recounted his harrowing experience to the journalists, revealing that he was arrested by the police and subsequently handed over to thugs who subjected him to physical assault. They mercilessly beat him and dragged him on the ground while also issuing death threats and suggesting that they would dispose of his body in a river.

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