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Umahi wins APC Ebonyi South Senatorial district fresh election

David Umahi, Governor Ebonyi State won fresh APC senatorial primary election conducted for Ebonyi South District.

Announcing the result of the election at Afikpo North headquarters, the Chairman of the Electoral Panel, Professor Emmanuel Adebayo declared that Governor Umahi secured two hundred and fifty votes to emerge winner.

He defeated five other contestants during the election.

Governor Umahi in his acceptance speech described the ticket as a strong one and commended other candidates for their participation.

APC Chairman in the state, Chief Stanley Okoroemegha described the election as free and fair.

The rerun was in compliance with a judgement by a Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki which ordered that another APC Senatorial Primary Election be held in the District to accommodate Mr Agomeze.

Reporting by Ameachi Odo; editing by Adeniyi Bakare