The voting process is still ongoing in many polling units. It's however, expected that the counting of votes will begin in some polling units soon.
Ndi Anambra are turning out to exercise their duties and it's important that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ensure their votes count.
Ahead of the vote counting, here are the major candidates to look out for:
- Charles Soludo - APGA
- Senator Andy Uba - APC
- Valentine Ozigbo- PDP
- Senator Ifeanyi Ubah - YPP
Follow Legit.ng's live updates as we provide verified results coming from the polling units.
Breaking: Professor Soludo of APGA defeats PDP, APC candidates in their LGAs
Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has secured the highest votes in Aguata Local Government Area.
Soludo, Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are all from Aguata.
Anambra election: Results from six local governments announced so far
APC – 3,216
APGA – 8,803
PDP – 3,409
YPP – 924
ORUMBA SOUTH LGA
ANAMBRA EAST LGA
APC – 2,085
APGA – 6,911
PDP – 5,108
YPP – 868
AWKA SOUTH LGA
APC – 2595
APGA – 12891
PDP – 5489
YPP – 919
ONITSHA SOUTH LGA
APC – 2,050
APGA – 4,281
PDP – 2,253
Breaking: Professor Soludo's APGA leading in six local governments
Professor Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has won six local government areas in the ongoing governorship election.
The local governments are Awka South, Onitsha South and Enugu Anambra East, Anaocha, Anambra East and Njikoka.
Voting has ended at the polling units level and will move to LGA collation centres
Voting has ended at the polling units level and will now move to the local government area collation centres.
Counting just ended in Ezinifite Okpuno Village Hall Awka South
Counting just ended in Ezinifite Okpuno Village Hall Awka South at 6:48pm.
Accredited voters: 195
INEC Officials using their phone torchlights to count votes
Officials using their phone torchlights to count votes in Ezinifite Okpuno Village Hall, Awka South LGA as at 6:33pm.
PU 019, Ezinifite Okpuno Village Hall Awka South
Only three persons voted at PU 019, Ezinifite Okpuno Village Hall Awka South. Two votes were for APGA and one for ZLP.
Results for Agu Awka ward 2 polling Units 008 and 009
Results from Agu Awka ward two polling Units 008 and 009 are out.
PU: 014 Ebe Iru Offia Square IV Okpuno Result
After counting of votes at PU: 014 Ebe Iru Offia Square IV Okpuno Result:
Counting of votes begins!
Counting has commenced at Amawbia Ward 1, Polling Unit 10
INEC extends voting time
Meanwhile, it appears results may take some time before trickling in.
INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Anambra says voting will be extended to 4pm due to the malfunction of the BVAS in several polling units across the state
The REC, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, is currently briefing the media at the INEC state headquarters in Awka
He says there is also a possibility of the election continuing tomorrow.
He admitted that the BVAS did not work in several polling units across the state, therefore, slowing down the accreditation and voting process.