THE Independent Electoral Commission INEC, Sunday declared Mrs Amaka Ugwueze, candidate representing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, winner of Isi-Uzo State Constituency By-Election in Enugu State.
INEC Collation Officer, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, who declared the results, Ugwueze polled 11,041 votes to defeat her closest rival, Ejiofor Okwor, who represented the of All Progressives Congress – APC. He polled 2,293 votes.
According to the INE official, the rest of the other seven political parties that contested in the by-election scored less than 70 votes each.
Nwachukwu pointed out that the by-election had 13,597 total valid votes and 391 rejected votes, while a total of 13,988 votes were cast.