The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, January 16, issued a certificate of return to Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as a Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District.
The INEC Chairman in charge of the South-East region, Mr Okechukwu Ibeanu, who presented the certificate to Chief Umeh in Abuja, told newsmen that the process was in conformity with the electoral act 2010 as amended.
Chief Umeh who was visibly elected upon receiving the certificate, urged his opponents to support him in bringing development to the Senatorial district.
Recall that Chief Victor Umeh polled 64,879 votes to defeat his opponent at the election held on Saturday, January 13.
Chief Umeh will be sworn in on Wednesday, January 17, at the upper chambers of the National Assembly, Abuja.