Sen. Uzodinma beats Okorocha’s in-law to APC’s guber ticket
Senator Hope Uzodinma has defeated Governor Rochas Okorocha’s in-law, Uche Nwosu to win the All Progressive Party’s gubernatorial ticket for next year’s election.
Senator Uzodinma polled 423,895 votes to pick the party’s ticket in the election conducted on Tuesday.
Nwosu came seventh with just 10, 329 votes.
The result was signed by the returning officer, Ahmed Ali Gulak.
Meanwhile, Daily Trust correspondent reported that Gulak has disappeared after declaring the winner of the primary election in the state.
This was after he had addressed newsmen about 11.30 Monday night, where he announced the postponement of the election to Tuesday.
Gulak was said to have absconded from his hotel room, leaving other members of the committee behind.