The Imo north Senator-elect, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has been presented with a certificate of return, CoR, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Making the presentation at the Commission’s national headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, the INEC National Commissioner in- charge of the South east zone, Lawrence Nwuruku, noted that the exercise was in clear fulfillment of the constitutional requirement which is vested on the Commission.
In his acceptance speech, the Senator-elect commended the electoral umpire for their outstanding professional performance during the conduct of the rescheduled senatorial election.
He also expressed his appreciation to his party, the All Progressives Congress, for their enormous support and cooperation during the electoral process.
Rt. Hon. Uwajumogu, further thanked the people of Imo north senatorial zone for their total support and strong believe in his abilities to steer the ship of the senatorial district at the national level, assuring that he would give his people effective and quantitative representation.
The former Imo Assembly Speaker, who was declared winner of the Imo north senatorial re-run election last Friday, by the INEC, was accompanied to the electoral commission by the southeast APC lawmakers in the National Assembly and his numerous supporters.