Senator Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu has emerged the winner of the Imo North Senatorial District (Okigwe Zone) supplementary election held last Saturday.
By this victory, Uwajumogu is now the only ranking Senator from the South East and primed for the presidency of the Senate.
The INEC Returning Officer for the Senatorial District, Prof D. O. Ohajianya after collation of the final results from the local govt areas, declared him duly elected in the rerun election on Monday, having defeated his closed rival, Patrick Ndubueze of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
In his remarks, Uwajumogu thanked the people of Okigwe zone for re-electing him to return to the Red Chamber.
He promised to attract monumental infrastructural projects and empowerment to the zone.
“My victory at the polls was a victory for the people of the South East,” he added.