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BREAKING: Rochas Okorocha ‘Dances’ To The National Assembly, After Historic Senatorial Win

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday, declared Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, the winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.

The Returning Officer, Prof. Francis Ibeawuchi, who announced the results at the Collation Centre in Orlu Local Government Area, said that Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress, APC, polled a total of 97,762 votes, to defeat his two major contenders.

According to the Returning Officer, Jones Onyereri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, scored 63,117 votes, to come second, while Senator Osita Izunaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, garnered 30,923 votes, to come a distant third.

The declaration of the result sparked protest and jubilation at the premises of the INEC Office.

While the supporters of Okorocha celebrated, the supporters of the PDP Candidate rejected the outcome.

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