The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rt. Hon. Simon Atigwe has been declared the winner of the re-run election for Igboeze North/Udenu federal constituency election held in Enugu State on February 3rd, 2024.

The PDP’s candidate polled 23863 votes to defeat Hon. Dennis Agbo of the Labour Party who garnered 23226 votes.

Reacting to the victory of Rt. Hon. Atigwe, the Chief Whip, Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon Ejike Eze said the “victory reflects the trust and confidence that the people has placed in your ability to lead and represent their interests. Your campaign, characterized by integrity, passion, and a genuine desire for positive change, has resonated with voters and resulted in this well-deserved success.

“Your tireless dedication to public service and unwavering commitment to the welfare of your constituents have been duly acknowledged by the people.

“As you embark on this new term, may your leadership continue to inspire, and may you navigate the challenges ahead with wisdom and resilience. Your achievements so far are a testament to your capability, and I have no doubt that you will continue to serve with the same dedication and excellence.

“Wishing you a successful tenure ahead, filled with accomplishments that benefit both the constituency and the nation. May you continue to be a beacon of hope and progress for those you represent.

“Congratulations once again, and best wishes for a fruitful term in office,” Hon. Eze said.