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Anambra Election Update: INEC Declares Soludo Winner of Guber Poll

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Anambra Election Update
Anambra Election Update

By Uche Amunike

 

Following the Anambra Election update as the race for the highest seat in Anambra state is finally rounding up,  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and former CBN Governor, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo  winner of Anambra State governorship election held on Saturday.

 

The Returning Officer for the election who doubles as Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, made the announcement at about 1.50am, Wednesday after collecting the figures gotten by each of the political parties in the Tuesday supplementary polls to the already declared numbers on Sunday, from the 20 Local Government Areas of the state.

 

The Anambra election update show that total votes by the major contenders were: APC, 43,285; APGA 112,229; PDP, 53,807 among others.

 

Hear her: ‘This is the moment we have been waiting for. I want to use this opportunity to thank the Chairman of INEC and his team for this opportunity given to me and my university to partake in this Anambra 2021. I thank the Service Chiefs and the people of Anambra State. We remain very grateful. Allow me to read this form EC8E, which I have completed.

 

‘I, Prof Florence Banku Obi hereby certify that I’m the returning officer of the Anambra governorship election held on 6 and 9 of November.’

 

‘That Charles Chukwuma Soludo of APGA, having certified the requirement of the law is hereby declared the winner of the election,’ Prof. Obi said.

 

Below is the complete narration of the Anambra Election Update:

 

(1) Dunukofia LGA

APC 1991

APGA 4124

PDP 1680

YPP 1360

(2) Awka South LGA

APC 2595

APGA 12,891

PDP 5498

YPP 919

(3) Oyi LGA

APC 2830

APGA 6133

PDP 2484

YPP 900

(4) Ayamelum LGA

APC 2409

APGA 3424

PDP 2804

YPP 407

(5) Anaocha LGA

APC 2085

APGA 6911

PDP 5108

YPP 868

(6) Anambra East LGA

APC 2034

APGA 9747

PDP 1380

YPP 559

(7) Idemili South LGA

APC 1039

APGA 2312

PDP 2016

YPP 752

Onitsha South LGA

APC 2050

APGA 4281

PDP 2253

YPP 271

(9) Njikoka LGA

APC 3216

APGA 8803

PDP 3409

YPP 924

(10) Nnewi North LGA

APC 1278

APGA 3369

PDP 1511

YPP 6485

(11) Orumba South LGA

APC 2060

APGA 4394

PDP 1672

YPP 887

(12) Ogbaru LGA

APC 1178

APGA 3051

PDP 3445

YPP 484

(13) Onitsha North LGA

APC 3909

APGA 5587

PDP 3781

YPP 682

(14) Aguata LGA

APC 4773

APGA 9136

PDP 3798

YPP 1070

(15) Ihiala LGA

APC 343

APGA 8283

PDP 2485

YPP 344

(16) Idemili North LGA

APC 2291

APGA 5358

PDP 2312

YPP 902

(17) Ekwusigo LGA

APC 1237

APGA 2570

PDP 1857

YPP 727

(18) Nnewi South LGA

APC 1307

APGA 3243

PDP 2226

YPP 1327

(19) Orumba North LGA

APC – 2672

APGA – 4787

PDP – 1847

YPP- 655

(20) Awka North LGA

APC 755

APGA 1908

PDP 840

YPP 381

(21) Anambra West LGA

APC 1233

APGA 1918

PDP 1401

YPP 357

Below, is a summary of the comprehensive report of the 21 Local Government Areas collated in the Anambra state election:

 

(1) APC:43,285

(2) APGA:112,229

(3) PDP:53,807

(4) YPP:21,261

(5) A: 2,054

(6) AA: 83

(7) AAC: 588

(8) ADC: 324

(9) ADP: 773

(10) APN: 301

(11) APP: 139

(12) BP: 186

(13) LP: 2,802

(14) NNPP: 117

(15) NRM: 213

(16) SDP: 842

(17) ZLP: 2,082

(18) PRP: 437

 

APGA won in 19, out of the 21 Local Governments in the state. The PDP won in 1 Local Government while the YPP also won in 1 Local Government Area.

 

The total number of registered voters are 2,246,663.8, while the total number of accredited voters stood at 253,388. As for the valid votes, they amounted to 241,523 while 8,108 were rejected. Votes cast, however total 249,631.

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