February 27, 2024
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The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate, Chukwuma Soludo, is currently maintaining a healthy lead in the Anambra governorship election.

After results from 20 out of the 21 LGAs were collated on Sunday night, Soludo had secured over 100,000 votes, while Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had less than 55,000 votes.

The third major contender, Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), secured 42,942 votes.

Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the election inconclusive.

While announcing the commission’s decision at past 12am on Monday, Florence Obi, returning officer for the election, said the collation of results was suspended to allow for a supplementary election in Ihiala LGA.

Ahmadu Umar, collation officer for Ihiala LGA, had earlier said there was no election in his area.

The supplementary election has been fixed for November 9, 2021.

See the breakdown of the result after 20 LGAs below.

Registered voters— 246,638

Accredited voters— 241,090

A— 1,793

AA— 76

AAC— 580

ADC— 313

ADP— 743

APC— 42,942

APGA— 103,946

APM— 288

APP— 133

BP— 173

LP— 2,697

NNPP— 111

NRM— 207

PDP— 51,322

PRP— 428

SDP— 782

YPP— 20,917

ZLP— 2,070

Total valid votes— 229,521

Rejected votes— 7,841

Total votes cast— 237,362

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