Saturday, 30 November 2013

Anambra Election:Final result – Obiano is the winner

Mr. Willy Obiano, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, is the winner of the Anambra State governorship election.
A supplementary election was held in 210 polling units after the commission declared the exercise inconclusive in some wards in the affected council areas.
In the final result as announced Sunday morning, Obiano polled a total of 180, 178 votes while Tony Nwoye of the PDP came second with 97, 700 votes.
Chris Ngige of the APC and Ifeanyi Ubah of the Labour party came third and fourth, respectively, with 95, 963 and 37, 495 votes.
According to the results already released by the INEC, total number of votes cast is 442, 242; total number of valid votes stood at 425, 254 and total number of rejected votes put at 16, 988.
APGA won in 16 council areas- Aguata, Ayamelum, Anambra East, Anambra West, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Ekwusigo, Ihiala, Njikoka, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Orumba North and Orumba South.
The PDP won in Oyi and Dunukofia, APC won in Idemili North and South, while labour party won in Nnewi North.
Meanwhile, party members, observers and journalists are still at the INEC office in Awka expecting the final declaration of the winner by the commission.

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