The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Charles Soludo, on Sunday maintained the lead in the Anambra State governorship elections after 18 out of 20 local government areas, LGAs, declared.
Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), won 18 of the 20 LGAs 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 LGAs so far:
|12||IHIALA||No Election||No Election||No Election||No Election||No Election|
|Total Valid Votes||229,521|
|Total Rejected Votes||7,841|
|Total Votes Cast||237,362|
Figures in Table source: Channels TV
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