( UPDATED) Anambara Election: INEC declares Obiano winner

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:

Njikoka LGA:
APC—5,756
APGA—16,944
PDP—3,477
UPP—108

Dunukofia LGA:
APC—7016
APGA—8,575
PDP—1,530
UPP—106

Awka South:
APC—6,167
APGA—18,957
PDP—5,354
UPP—150

Ayamelum:
APC—5,412
APGA—14,593
PDP—2,323
UPP—77

  • The Returning Officer for Ayamelum LGA reported security issues and ballot snatching cases.

Anaocha
APC—5,297
APGA—11,237
PDP—6,554
UPP—146

Orumba South
APC—3808

APGA—8125

PDP—2412

UPP—465

Ekwusigo
APC—5412

APGA—8595

PDP—3856

UPP—320

  • The Returning Officer for Ekwusigo LGA reported issues of over voting in four wards.

Aguata
APC—5807

APGA—13167

PDP—4073

UPP—280

  • The Returning Officer for Aguata LGA reported irregularities in four polling units which led to cancellation of votes.

Onitsha North
APC—3808

APGA—10,138

PDP—4143

UPP—435

Ogbaru
APC—3415

APGA—6615

PDP—4416

UPP—59

Idemili South
APC—4,063

APGA—5,742

PDP—2,629

UPP—600

Oyi
APC—5,085

APGA—11,840

PDP—1296

UPP—111

INEC Results Unit 013 Ward 1 Onitsha North

APGA 96

PDP 35

APC 34

INEC Results Unit 017 Ward 1 Onitsha North

APGA 67

PDP 39

APC 14

Umudala Hall Polling unit no 10 Nanka ward 1 Orumba north

AA 1

ADP 1

LP 2

PPA 1

APDA 1

UPP 2

APC 21

PDP 40

APGA 99

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 17

APGA 28,

PDP 22,

APC 17,

AGAP 1,

APDA 1,

DPC 1,

LP 1.

Boot 001=

APGA 20,

PDP 7,

APC 16,

ACPN 1,

UPP 1.

Boot 008 =

APGA 37,

APC 13,

PDP 6,

ADP 1,

UPP 2.

Boot 0014

APGA 23,

APC 17,

PDP 3,

APP 1.

NDIUMEREAKU POLLING BOOTS.

Boot 003

APGA 41,

APC 24,

PDP 13.

Boot 009

APGA 16,

APC 8,

PDP 4,

AA 1,

LP 1.

Boot 012

APGA 9,

APC 5,

PDP 7.

Boot 016

APGA 17,

APC 7,

PDP 9.

Results Unit 017 Ward 1 Onitsha North

APGA 67

PDP 39

APC 14

Results from Enugwu Ukwu, Njikoka LGA of the ward

Ward 1 Enugwu-Ukwu Polling Booth 004

APGA: 116

PDP: 0

APC: 28

APDA: 2

Invalid votes: 13

Ward 1

Enugwu-Ukwu Polling Booth 002

APGA: 135

PDP: 16

APC: 64

Invalid votes: 22

Results Unit 013 Ward 1 Onitsha North

APGA 96

PDP 35

APC 34

Results Polling unit 18

Nanka ward 1 Orumba north

LP 1

ADP 1

APC 40

PDP 17

APGA 81