INEC declares PDP's Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi winner of Enugu governorship election

INEC declares PDP's Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi winner of Enugu governorship election

The governor of Enugu state, Rt Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been reelected to serve a second term as governor of the state as he polled the highest number of votes in each of the 17 local government areas of the state.

The governor who ran under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled a total of 449, 935 to defeat his closest rival, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sen. Ayogu Eze who polled a total of 10, 423.

While declaring the results at INEC office in Enugu, the state collation officer, Prof Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku said that "Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi, having certified all the requirements by scoring the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner".

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Of the 1,944,803 registered voters in the state, a paltry 478,241 votes were cast during the exercise.

Official: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is reelected Governor of Enugu State

Official: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is reelected Governor of Enugu State
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Official: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is reelected Governor of Enugu State

Official: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is reelected Governor of Enugu State
Source: Original

A breakdown of the results from each LGA below:

1. Enugu South

APC 533

PDP 17,513

APGA 131

2. Aninri LGA

APC 496

APGA 40

PDP 21,430

3. Awgu LGA

APC 1,232

PDP 23,025

SDP- 1,290

4. Ezeagu LGA

APC 255

PDP 17,513

APGA 131

5. Isi-Uzo LGA

Registered voters 72289

Accredited 21741

Votes

APC 284

APGA 1,261

PDP 19,698

6. Nkanu West

PDP 30,698

APC 243

APGA 38

7. Igbo Etiti

APC-1,223

APGA-240

PDP - 25,557

8. Nsukka

PDP 51,207

APC 572

NUP 54

9. Oji River

PDP - 22,369

APC 536

APGA 232

10. Udenu

PDP 39,437

APC 394

NUP 37

11. Udi

PDP 25,124

APC 823

12. Igboeze North

PDP 30,666

APC 1,607

13. Igboeze South

PDP 38326

APC 705

14. Enugu North

PDP 15,120

APC 276

15. Enugu East

PDP 22,300

APC 352

16. Nkanu East

PDP 23118

APC 636

17. Uzouwani

PDP 22879

APC 256

Grand total

PDP 449935

APC 10423

No of registered voters 1,944,803

No of accredited voters 478,241

Total votes cast 478,241

Rejected 7,314

Total Valid votes 470927

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Meanwhile, the Kwara state APC governorship candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has won the governorship election held on Saturday, March 9.

He polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the highly anticipated election.

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