APC wins all 27 LG chairmanship seats in Imo


The Imo state All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the 27 local government areas in the just concluded local government election in the state.

The Chairman of the Imo state Independent Electoral Commission, ISIEC, Mr. Ethelbert Ibebuchi, yesterday announced this at the ISIEC, office along Orlu road in Owerri.

While under the councillorship positions held in 645 wards APC won in 636. While in four wards were won each by Accord party, 1, Rebuild Nigeria Party, 1, Peoples Redemption Party, 1, PRP, and KOWA party, 1.

But according to Ibebuchi, elections could not hold in some wards in Oguta local government areas, Isiala Mbano, Aboh Mbaise and Owerri North local government area.

Earlier in his speech before the declaration of the election results, the ISIEC chairman appealed to Governor Rochas Okorocha to confer nominal Community status to registration areas, RAs, in large communities without recognized status.