Hope Odidika Uzodinma was born on 12 December 1958 in Omuma; his father Chief Michael Uzodinma held the chieftaincy title of Igwe of Ozuh Omuma and his mother was Ezinne Rose Uzodinma (née Nneoha). He is a kinsman of the Okoro family of Etiti-Omuma. He had the ceremonial title of Onwa-Netiri Oha of Omuma in Oru local government of Imo State.
He holds a Diploma in Maritime Management Technology, and 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, St. Louis.

Prior to his entry into politics, Uzodinma was a businessman with vast business interests.

On 29 May 2011, Uzodinma was sworn-in as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing Imo State (West Senatorial District). In 2018, he joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and contested for Governor of Imo state in the 2019 general elections.

On 14 January 2020, the Supreme Court declared Uzodinma, the duly elected Governor of Imo State. The court held that results from 388 polling units were wrongly excluded from votes ascribed to Uzodinma and the APC in Imo adding that the first appellant Uzodinma holds the majority of lawful votes cast.
On 15 January 2020, he was sworn-in as the Governor of Imo State



Website: www.imostate.gov.ng
Office Dates: January 2020
Address: Government House, Owerri.
Birth Date: 12th December 1958
Birth State: Imo State
Political Party: All Progressive Congress (APC)
Spouse: Chioma Uzodinma
State: Imo State

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