Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the Governor of Imo State.
He was sworn in by the Chief Judge of the state , Paschal Nnadi, on Wednesday evening .
Uzodinma took the oath of office and allegiance before the Chief Judge at 7 : 28 pm before a mammoth crowd at the Heroes Square Arena , in Owerri , the state capital.
He also signed the required documents empowering him as the seventh Governor of Imo State .
His deputy, Placid Njoku , also took the oath of office and allegiance at 7 : 18 pm before the Chief Judge and thereafter signed the necessary documents empowering as the second citizen of the state .
The All Progressives Congress’ National Chairman , Adams Oshiohmole ; a former governor of the state , Rochas Okorocha , were in attendance.