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Imo State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created February 03, 1976
  • Capital Owerri
  • Governor Hope Uzodinma
  • Land Area 5,530 sq km (2,140 sq mi)
  • Population 4,927,563
  • GDP $14.21 billion

Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma

Hope Uzodinma
  • NameHope Uzodinma
  • Assumed Office 15 January, 2020
  • Date of Birth12 December, 1958
  • Political partyAll Progressives Congress (APC)

Hope Uzodinma was born on 12 December 1958 in Omuma. He holds a Diploma in Maritime Management Technology, and a Higher Diploma in the same field, from the Federal University of Technology Owerri.  He also has a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from Washington University in St. Louis.Hope Uzodinma began his political career during the Second Nigerian Republic, joining the ruling National Party of Nigeria (NPN), where in 1983, he became the Imo State youth leader. In the 1990s, with the aborted transition to the Third Nigerian Republic, Uzodinma featured prominently as a member of the United Nigeria Congress Party. On 14 January 2020, the Supreme Court declared Uzodinma, the duly elected Governor of Imo State