Breaking: Soludo Defeats Peter Obi, Ekwunife in Anaocha Local Government

Breaking: Soludo Defeats Peter Obi, Ekwunife in Anaocha Local Government

  • Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has continued to maintain his lead in the Anambra election
  • Soludo won in Anaocha local government area where the former governor of the state, Peter Obi and Senator Ekwunife hail
  • The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would make history if he is eventually declared winner of the poll by the INEC

Anaocha, Anambra - The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the ongoing Anambra governorship election, Charles Soludo, has defeated the former governor of the state, Peter Obi, and Senator Uche Ekwunife, in their local government area. reports that Obi and Ekwunife are both from Anaocha local government area and also members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Soludo defeats Peter Obi’s in his local government
The state collation/returning officer for Anambra state governorship election, Professor Florence Obi, making an address at the commencement of collation. Credit: Emmanuel Osodi
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Senator Victor Umeh also hails from the local government area.

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A lecturer at the University of Calabar, who was the local government collation officer, Okene Isaac, said the total number of voters was 109,860 while the accredited voters were 15,940.

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According to the result, the three major political parties scored as below:

APC, 2085

APGA, 6911

PDP, 5108

APGA's Soludo says he will win Anambra governorship election

Meanwhile, had previously reported that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chukwuma Soludo, said he was very confident he would win the ongoing Anambra state governorship election.

It was reported that while speaking with journalists on Saturday, November 6, after casting his vote at his polling unit in Aguata LGA of Anambra state, Soludo said even if only 100 people vote in the election, he would win.

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Soludo arrived at his polling unit early to vote but he was not able to exercise his franchise due to malfunctioning of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).

He further lamented that people who had been waiting since 7 am had not voted at around 1 pm, asking INEC to fix the technology for them to vote.

Soludo finally voted more than five hours after he arrived at his polling unit 002.

BVAS device experience glitch at 2 polling units

Two of the BVAS deployed for use at two polling units at Ward 5 of Umuogbu village, Awka, Anambra state, have been declared faulty.

The INEC ad-hoc staff at the polling units informed staff that the devices seem sensitive to light and wouldn't capture the electorates who are out in their number in Awka South LGA for the governorship election.


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