Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the governor of Imo State.
The governor-elect and his deputy, Professor Placid Njoku, were sworn in by the Chief Justice of the state, Justice Pascal Nnadi.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Imo State Government House, hours after Senator Uzodinma received his certificate of return from INEC in Abuja.
Senator Uzodinma was on Tuesday declared the governor-elect after the Supreme Court nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha and declared him the elected governor of the state.
The swearing-in ceremony had in attendance the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of the State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and governorship candidate of APGA in the 2019 governorship election, Ifeanyi Ararume, among others.
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