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Imo State Sets Date for Local Government Elections

Hope Uzodinma
Hope Uzodinma

Imo State Independent Electoral Commission (ISEC) has announced that local government elections will be held on September 21st, 2024. This was made known in a public notice signed by Chief Charles Ejiogu, Chairman of ISEC, on May 24th, 2024.

In preparation for the elections, Governor Hope Uzodimma has approved the appointment of sole administrators for the 27 local government areas in the state. The appointed administrators include:

1. Isiala Mbano – Hon. Okoroike Chika

2. Onuimo – Dr. Obi Emeka P

3. Okigwe – Hon. Sir Acho Asiegbu

4. Obowo – Barr. Obioma Ehirim

5. Ehime Mbano – Chief Uche Nwodu

6. Ihitte Uboma – Hon. Barr. Chukwuma Godson Onyema

7. Oru East – Hon. Okwaraigwe Nnamdi

8. Orsu – Hon. Ibekaeme Friday

9. Orlu – Barr. Isaiah Chinedu Ezeogu

10. Oguta – Dr. Abiaziem Chima

11. Oru West – Engr. Ikenna Adikibe

12. Ohaji/Egbema – Hon. Chief Onyeaju Princewill

13. Nwangele – Chief Paul Duru

14. Isu – Chief Kenneth Ukah

15. Nkwerre – Hon. Odunze Ajaero JP

16. Njaba – Anaemem Obikaeze

17. Ideato South – Hon. Okechukwu Okwara

18. Ideato North – Ozigbo Michael

19. Ahiazu Mbaise – Larry Obinna Chikwe

20. Ezinihitte Mbaise – Nwachukwu Chinedum A

21. Mbaitoli – Nwanegwo Ifunanya

22. Ikeduru – Hon. Justice Nzeh

23. Aboh Mbaise – Chief Nnamdi Anyanwu D

24. Ngor Okpala – Hon. Kizito Onuoha

25. Owerri West – Hon. Nwankwo Victor

26. Owerri Municipal – Engr. Chidiebere Emeribe

27. Owerri North – Hon. Lucky Abaronye


The appointments take immediate effect, and the sole administrators are expected to ensure the smooth conduct of the local government elections in their respective areas.

The Imo State Government has also urged all registered political parties and the general public to collect election guidelines and other details from the Headquarters of ISEC in Owerri.

With the appointment of sole administrators and the announcement of the election date, Imo State is set for a credible and peaceful local government election.

Hope Uzodinma

Hope Uzodinma

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