Chidi Samuel || Incumbent Governor, Willie Obiano has been re-elected as the executive governor of Anambra state for another four years.
Obiano won in all the 21 local government areas of the state, according to the results announced on Sunday at the collation centre in Awka by the by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), flag bearer defeated Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oseloka Obaze of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and Osita Chidoka of United Progressive Party (UPP).
CANDIDATE PARTY VOTES
Obiano APGA 234,071
Nwoye APC 98,752
Obaze PDP 70,593
Chidoka UPP 7,746
The APGA candidate secured 234,071 votes, The APC candidate Nwoye came second with 98,752 votes while the PDP candidate, Obaze placed third, with 70,593 votes.
Early results in Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State indicate that The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), the party of the incumbent governor, Willy Obiano has won in all the 12 local government areas released so far by INEC.
Tony Nwoye, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is maintaining a distant second.
Governor Obiano had earlier on Saturday after casting his vote said his party will win the election by a landslide.
Others candidates equally expressed confidence in the electoral process and are hoping for victory at the polls.
Some of the official figures released so far are as follows:
- The Returning Officer for Ayamelum LGA reported security issues and ballot snatching cases.
- The Returning Officer for Ekwusigo LGA reported issues of over voting in four wards.
- The Returning Officer for Aguata LGA reported irregularities in four polling units which led to cancellation of votes.
INEC Results Unit 013 Ward 1 Onitsha North
INEC Results Unit 017 Ward 1 Onitsha North
Umudala Hall Polling unit no 10 Nanka ward 1 Orumba north
Umuono Hall 2, Nise Ward 2, Awka-South LGA.
APGA – 94
APC – 25
PDP – 8
APDA – 1
LP – 1
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Campus
Obodo Okolie polling boots
Boot 008 =
NDIUMEREAKU POLLING BOOTS.
Results Unit 017 Ward 1 Onitsha North
Results from Enugwu Ukwu, Njikoka LGA of the ward
Ward 1 Enugwu-Ukwu Polling Booth 004
Invalid votes: 13
Enugwu-Ukwu Polling Booth 002
Invalid votes: 22
Results Unit 013 Ward 1 Onitsha North
Results Polling unit 18
Nanka ward 1 Orumba north