Hope Uzodinma Biography, Age, Family, Early Life, Education, Businesses, Political Career And More

Hope Uzodinma Biography
Hope Uzodinma is the former senator of  Orlu (Imo West) constituency of Imo State and the present governor of Imo State.
He became the governor of Imo State on January 14th 2020, after the Supreme Court in Nigeria nullified the 2019 gubernatorial election that was held in the state.
We'll be talking about Hope Uzodinma's biography, date of birth, age, family, parents, wife, children, education, businesses, political career, net worth, cars, houses, social media handles and everything else you need to know about him.
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Hope Uzodinma Profile

Before we begin, here are a few key things you should know about the Imo based politician, Hope Uzodinma:
Full Name: Hope Uzodinma
Date of birth: 12th December, 1958
Age:  61 years
Children: Sophie Nkem Uzodinma, Sandra Nkechi Uzodinma
Education: Mgbidi Secondary School Mgbidi
Nationality: Nigerian
Religion: Christianity
Career: Politics, business

Hope Uzodinma Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life And Political Career

Hope Uzodinma was born in the 12th of December, 1958 in Omuma, Oru East LGA. Before becoming the governor of Imo State, he had earlier served as the senator representing Imo West constituency.
During the 2011 elections, Hope's election result was challenged on the grounds that he was not the valid PDP candidate, but on 5 May 2011 the supreme court the election was declared valid.

Hope Uzodinma As Governor

Hope Uzodinma emerged fourth in the 2019 gubernatorial election that was held in Imo State. According to the result that was earlier posted by INEC, the AA candidate, Uche Nwosu emerged 2nd with a total of 190,364 votes, followed by Ifeanyi Ararume with a total of 114,676 votes.
The PDP candidate, Emeka Ihedioha was announced winner with a total of 273,404 votes. Please visit this page to view the official INEC result for the 2019 gubernatorial election as shared on the INEC official website.

Come 2020, the Supreme Court nullified the 2019 Imo State gubernatorial election while declaring Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner.

It further ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to withdraw the certificate of return from former Governor, Emeka Ihedioha and issue Uzodinma certificate of return as governor of the state.


Hope Uzodinma hails from Omuma, the capital of Oru East LGA but he obtained his secondary school certificate from Mgbidi Secondary School, Orlu west in 1982.
He has a bachelor’s degree in international studies and a diploma in transport studies. Hope is also a recipient of an honorary doctorate degree from the Imo State University.

Personal Life

Hope Uzodinma is presently married to Chioma Ikeaka (30), a law graduate of Imo State University. The marriage took place in Owerri, in 2015. Chioma, who was born in 1990 will be the youngest first lady to have ever emerged in Imo State.
According to ImoStateOnline.com, Hope Uzodinma had previously been married to Mrs Augusta Uzodinma but the marriage which produced 5 children was broken after several years.

Hope Uzodinma Net Worth

Hope Uzodinma has been involved in the oil and gas sector through his company, SMIEC Chemical Engineering & Construction Company Limited, which he used to execute many projects for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He is also the owner of Transurb Technical Consult Ltd, 
We're yet to estimate his real net worth but will update this article as soon as we get information from a relaible source.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Hope Uzodinma on:
Facebook: Senator Hope Uzodinma
Twitter @HopeUzodinma

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