Obiano Leads in 12 Councils

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Christopher Isiguzo, Onyebuchi Ezeigbo and David Eleke in Awka

Results so far released in the Anambra governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) showed a clear lead by the All Progressives Grand Alliance’s (APGA) Willie Obiano.

Results have been released from 12 local government areas so far.

Obiano is closely followed by Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The breakdown is as follows:

Onitsha North LG

APC – 3,808
APGA – 10,138
PDP – 4,143
UPP — 435

Aguata LG

APC – 5, 807
APGA – 13,167
PDP – 4,073
UPP— 280

Ekwusigo LG

APC – 5,412
APGA – 8,596
PDP – 3,856
UPP – 320

Orumba South LG

APC — 3,808
APGA — 8,125
PDP — 2,412
UPP — 465

Aniocha LG

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

Anyamelum LG

APC – 5,412
APGA – 14,593
PDP – 2,323
UPP – 77

Awka South LG

APC – 6,167
APGA – 18,957
PDP – 5,354
UPP — 150

Dunukofia LG

APC – 7,016
APGA – 8,575
PDP – 1,530
UPP – 106

Njikoka LG

APC – 5,756
APGA – 16,944
PDP – 3,477
UPP – 108

Ogbaru LG

APC – 3415
APGA – 6615
PDP – 4416
PPA- 75

Idemili South LG

APC: 4063
APGA: 5742
PDP: 2620
PPA: 55

Oyi LG

APC – 5,085
APGA – 11,840
PDP – 1296
PPA – 24

APGA Wins Njikoka LGA, INEC Declares

By David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the governorship election in Njikoka Local Government, which is the first result to be released.

The local government, which has 88,793 registered voters and 28,346 accredited voters, saw APGA polling 16,944 out of the total votes cast, leaving APC with 5,756, while PDP followed with 3,477, and PPA and UPP polled 60 and 108 respectively.

The state Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, is from the local government area.

Similarly, APGA and APC were neck and neck in Dunukofia Local Government, being the area of APC acclaimed godfather, Prince Arthur Eze.

APGA however won with a short margin, which was declared as follows; APGA – 8,575 and APC – 7016. PDP trailed far behind with 1,530, while PPA and UPP polled 12 and 106 respectively.