Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State.
His swearing-in comes hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued him with his certificate of return.
Recall that Senator Uzodinma became the governor after the Supreme Court of Nigeria, nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP].
Uzodinma was sworn in as the sixth governor of Imo state, with his running mate, Placid Njoku, by the Chief Judge of Imo state, Paschal Nnadi.
Thousands of Imo residents trooped to the Heroes square to witness the ceremony.
Also seem prominently as the event was the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress [APC], Comrade Adams Oshiomole, as well as the minister of state for education, Emeka Nwajuba.
Notably present also were members of the Allied forces led by Theodore Ekechi that ensure that former governor, Rochas Okorocha did not installing his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu as governor in 2019.
Also present were former governor Rochas Okorocha, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance [APGA], Senator Ifeanyi Araraume and the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance [AA], Uche Nwosu.
Others were House of Representatives member for Okigwe South, Chike Okafor, member representing Oru West, Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta local government areas of Imo state, Kingsley Uju, member representing Nwangele/Nkwerre/Isu federal constituency, Ugonna Ozuigbo, the Speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, Chiji Collins, Deputy, Okey Onyeahialam, as well as other lawmakers of the Imo state House of Assembly.