March 18 Elections: Triumph as Soludo’s APGA Wins at 17 Constituencies in Anambra

March 18 Elections: Triumph as Soludo’s APGA Wins at 17 Constituencies in Anambra

Wild jubilation has erupted in Anambra state, the homeland of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), as the ruling party in the state survived the wave of the OBIdient Movement in the March 18 House of Assembly election in the state.

Available reports show that APGA, the party of the incumbent governor, Prof Charles Soludo, won 17 out of 30 Anambra State House of Assembly seats in the state.

Anambra state, 2023 election
Soludo wins big in Anambra, clears 17 Constituencies. Photo credit: Charles Chukwuma Soludo
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APGA won in Anaocha 2, Njikoka 1, Dunukofia, Aguata 1, Aguata 2, Awka-North, Awka South 2, Orumba South, Ayamelum, Njikoka 2, Idemili South, Ekwusigo, Ihiala 1, Ihiala 2, Anambra West, Oyi and

Anambra East

Legit.ng's regional reporter in Anambra, Mokwugwo Solomon, also noted that Peter Obi's Labour Party (LP) secured eight seats. LP won in Onitsha North 1, Onitsha North 2, Onitsha South 1, Onitsha South 2, Idemili North, Orumba North, Anaocha 1 and Awka South 1.

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Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah's Young Progressives Party (YPP) won three state constituencies. Senator Ubah wielded great influence and cleared Nnewi North, Nnewi South 1, and Nnewi South 2 state constituencies.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also retained its presence in Anambra after losing abysmally in the state's February 25, 2023, presidential and national assembly elections. The party secured victory in Ogabru 1 and Ogabru 2 state constituencies.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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