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Anambra poll: Soludo captures 18 out of 20 LGs declared so far; Ubah, Ozigbo win one each

...as INEC suspends collation of results for supplementary poll

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Charles Soludo, on Sunday opened and maintained the lead in the Anambra State governorship election.

Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), won 18 of the 20 local government areas for which results were declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Elections were not held in Ihiala Local Government Area and a supplementary election has been scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 9.

Other top contenders in the election are Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP).

The results from the 20 LGAs showed that Soludo polled a total of 103,946 votes, more than twice that of his closest opponent, PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo who got 51,322 votes.

APC’s Andy Uba secured the third-highest votes – 42,942, while YPP’s Ifeanyi Ubah got 20,917.

The table below highlights the results collated from the 20 local governments so far:

S/N LGA APC APGA PDP YPP REMARK
1 AGUATA 4,773 9,136 3,798 1,070 APGA
2 ANAMBRA EAST 2,034 9,746 1,380 559 APGA
3 ANAMBRA WEST 1,233 1,918 1,401 357 APGA
4 ANAOCHA 2,085 6,911 5,108 868 APGA
5 AWKA NORTH 755 1,908 840 381 APGA
6 AWKA SOUTH 2,595 12,891 5,498 919 APGA
7 AYAMELUM 2,409 3,424 2,804 407 APGA
8 DUNUKOFIA 1,991 4,124 1,680 1,360 APGA
9 EKWUSIGO 1,237 2,570 1,857 727 APGA
10 IDEMILI NORTH 2,291 5,358 2,312 902 APGA
11 IDEMILI SOUTH 1,039 2,312 2,016 752 APGA
12 IHIALA No Election No Election No Election No Election No Election
13 NJIKOKA 3,216 8,803 3,409 924 APGA
14 NNEWI NORTH 1,278 3,369 1,511 6,485 YPP
15 NNEWI SOUTH 1,307 3,243 2,226 1,327 APGA
16 OGBARU 1,178 3,051 3,445 484 PDP
17 ONITSHA NORTH 3,909 5,587 3,781 682 APGA
18 ONITSHA SOUTH 2,050 4,281 2,253 271 APGA
19 ORUMBA NORTH 2,672 4,787 1,847 655 APGA
20 ORUMBA SOUTH 2,060 4,394 1,672 887 APGA
21 OYI 2,830 6,133 2,484 900 APGA
TOTAL 42,942 103,946 51,322 20,917
Total Valid Votes 229,521
Total Rejected Votes 7,841
Total Votes Cast 237,362

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