Anambra Polls: INEC Announces Results for 19 LGAs, Prof Soludo’s APGA Leads

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, is leading in the Anambra governorship election held on Saturday.

Results from the 19 local governments declared so far, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), shows the former Nigeria’s Apex Bank Governor wining in 17 of them.

Meanwhile, Punch reports that election results in two local governments of the state, Ihiala and Orumba North have not yet been announced by INEC as officials at the collation centre in Awka have declared that no election was held in Ihiala LGA while the result for Orumba North LGA is being contested.

According to the results announced by INEC, APGA leads in 17 LGAs, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Young Progressives Party (YPP) have each won in just one LGA  while Andy Uba’s  All Progressives Congress (APC), is yet to win any local government.

Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party won in Ogbaru LGA while Ifeanyi Ubah of Young Progressives Party has the highest number of votes in Nnewi North LGA. Soludo leads in Dunukofia, Awka South, Oyi, Ayamelum, Anaocha, Anambra East, Idemili South, Onitsha South, Njikoka, and Orumba South as well as Onitsha North, Aguata, Idemili North, Ekwusigo, Nnewi South, Awka North, Anambra West.




(1) Dunukofia LGA

APC 1991

APGA 4124

PDP 1680

YPP 1360


(2) Awka South LGA

APC 2595

APGA 12,891

PDP 5498

YPP 919


(3) Oyi LGA

APC 2830

APGA 6133

PDP 2484

YPP 900


(4) Ayamelum LGA

APC 2409

APGA 3424

PDP 2804

YPP 407


(5) Anaocha LGA

APC 2085

APGA 6911

PDP 5108

YPP 868


(6) Anambra East LGA

APC 2034

APGA 9747

PDP 1380

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