INEC declares Anambra Guber Election inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Anambra Governorship Election inconclusive.

Professor Florence Obi, the Returning Officer of the election, made the declaration at INEC head office in Awka, the Anambra capital late on Monday.

She cited the disruption of election in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state as the major reason for this, saying a supplementary election will hold on Tuesday.

Professor Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) had secured the highest votes cast in Saturday’s election.

Announcing the votes of all the candidates in the election, Obi said Soludo polled a total of 103,946 votes in the exercise.

She said Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) followed with 51,322 votes while Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came a distant third with 42,942 votes.

There were a total of 246,638 registered voters and 241,090 accredited voters in the election.

The total valid votes stood at 229,521 while rejected votes were 7,841.

A total  of 237,362 votes were cast in the election.

Final Result

Registered Voters— 246638
Accredited Voters — 241090

APC— 42942
APGA— 103946
PDP— 51322

Total Valid Votes— 229521
Rejected Votes— 7841
Total Votes Cast— 237362

Culled from: New Telegraph

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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