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Athan Achonu emerges winner of Imo Labour Party guber primary

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Former senator who represented Imo North senatorial district, Senator Athan Achonu, has emerged winner of the Imo State Labour Party Governorship primary election which held on Saturday.

Achonu polled a total of 134 votes to defeat fifteen other candidates to emerge the winner.

The Chairman of the Imo State Labour Party Governorship Primary Election Panel and Abia Governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, while declaring the result, said Senator Achonu scored 134 votes, followed by Major General Lincoln Jack Ogunewe (retd) who scored 125 votes.

According to the panel Chairman, “I wish to announce that the election was transparent, free, and fair.

“I hereby return Athan Achonu as the LP candidate.”

After the announcement, Achonu thanked the party’s stakeholders and other supporters for his victory.

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