Anambra 2021: APC, PDP agents kick over results as Soludo maintains lead

Anambra 2021: APC, PDP agents kick over results as Soludo maintains lead

  • Former governor of CBN and candidate of APGA, Charles Soludo, is leading other contenders in the ongoing Anambra election
  • Soludo had won in Anaocha local government area where the former governor of the state, Peter Obi
  • Some agents of the major oppositions in the state - All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party have rejected the results released by the INEC

Onitsha, Anambra - The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have protested the results released so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) in the Anambra governorship poll.

The Nation reports that the parties' agents in Onitsha South, Dunukofia, Ayamelum and Anambra East local government areas said the results didn’t reflect reality from the poll.

APC, PDP agents kick over election results
The state collation/returning officer for Anambra state governorship election, Professor Florence Obi, making an address at the commencement of collation. Credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
Source: UGC gathered that the APC agent, Chibuzor Obiakor and his PDP counterpart, Alex Obiogbolu, who is Valentine Ozigbo’s campaign director-general, said some of the results did not reflect what happened on the field.

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According to the report, in Anambra East local government area, the agents complained the returning officer from the University of Calabar confirmed there were incidences in the area.

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They alleged at Enugwu -Otu, there was no election yet results were manufactured and announced by INEC.

The report had it that the returning officer said he had six incidences in the local government ranging from overvoting, violence, malfunctioning of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) to failure of officials of INEC to turn up.

In Idemili South, Senator Chris Ngige’s local government area, the returning officer reported that Supervising Presiding officer SPO, absconded with 11 unit results sheets out of 12

As a result, he said 89 polling units were affected with 40,337 voters disenfranchised.

Obiakor alleged there was over-voting in Umunnachi in Dunukofia local government area, adding that INEC should put it on record.

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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.

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).


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