BY MAYOWA SAMUEL
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, the winner of the presidential election held in Imo State on Saturday.
The returning officer for the state, Charles Esimone, who announced the results on Tuesday in Owerri, said that Obi scored 352,904 while Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress scored 66,171 votes. Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party got 30,044 while Rabiu Kwankwaso got 1,536 votes.
Results were collated in 26 out of the 27 Local Government Areas of the state.
The returning officer said that the result of the Njaba LGA was not collated because of violence.