The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, Uche Nwosu, has vowed to challenge the election result in court.
He rejected the outcome of the election which was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaring the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Emeka Ihedioha winner of the governorship election.
He said, It is a robbery of Action Alliance mandate and I believe the judiciary will take its course”.
Mr. Ihedioha emerged governor-elect of the state after polling 273,404 votes to defeat Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nwosu, who was backed by Governor Rochas Okorocha, finished second with 190,364 votes; followed by Senator Uzodinma who got 96,458 votes.