Chief Emmanuel Okewulonu has picked the ticket for the October 31 senatorial by-election for Imo North senatorial district also known as Okigwe zone.
He polled 609 votes, beating his closest rival, Hon Patrick Ndubueze, who polled 27 votes.
The peaceful election was conducted by the national electoral committee of the party led by Hon Barr. Chike Oramisi who declared Okewulonu winner of the election.
He disclosed that accredited number of votes were 659, void votes 23 and valid votes 636.