Justice Taiwo Oladipupo Taiwo held in a judgment that Ararume remained the authentic candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election as of today and should be declared the winner of that election.
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In the suit, he is seeking an an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue him the certificate of return as the winner of the December 5, 2020 Imo North Senatorial District By-election.
It is worthy of being noted that in Imo North, Okigwe Zone, the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the All Progressives Congress as the winner, no candidate has been declared as winner of the election because court orders have restricted the candidates of the APC.
Announcing the result, the returning officer, Hakeem Adikum, said that the APC polled a total of 36, 811 votes, while PDP came second with 31,903 votes.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has issued Certificate of Return to Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu of the All Progressives Congress as winner of the Imo North Senatorial District election.