AnambraDecides: APGA’s Soludo Wins 17 LGAs as INEC Declares Results in 19 LGAs

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has been declared winner in 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) out of the 19 announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Anambra State governorship election.

In the result of Anambra West, which was announced by the INEC returning officer, Dr. German Anagbogu, APC got 1,233, PDP got 1,401 while APGA won with 1,918.

APGA’s flagbearer took an early lead when 12 LGA’s were earlier released by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA) won in 11 while Young Progressives Party (YPP) won in Nnewi North Local government area.

According to INEC, APGA’s candidate, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, who had earlier amassed more votes in each of the earlier announced local government areas, also led his opponents in the additional local government areas announced by INEC.

Recall that the former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Soludo had won against Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Aguata Local Government Area, the three top contenders’ home council.

It would be recalled that the Independent Electoral Commissioner had last night announced the collation of result will begin at 10 am today, but later shifted it to 11 am.

Notwithstanding the cancellation and postponement of voting in Ihiala to November 13, below are full results from the Gubernatorial Elections as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission Sunday for 19 LGAs turned in.

(1) Dunukofia LGA

APC 1991

APGA 4124

PDP 1680

YPP 1360

(2) Awka South LGA

APC 2595

APGA 12,891

PDP 5498

YPP 919

(3) Oyi LGA

APC 2830

APGA 6133

PDP 2484

YPP 900

(4) Ayamelum LGA

APC 2409

APGA 3424

PDP 2804

YPP 407

(5) Anaocha LGA

APC 2085

APGA 6911

PDP 5108

YPP 868

(6) Anambra East LGA

APC 2034

APGA 9747

PDP 1380

YPP 559

(7) Idemili South LGA

APC 1039

APGA 2312

PDP 2016

YPP 752

(8) Onitsha South LGA

APC 2050

APGA 4281

PDP 2253

YPP 271

(9) Njikoka LGA

APC 3216

APGA 8803

PDP 3409

YPP 924

(10) Nnewi North LGA

APC 1278

APGA 3369

PDP 1511

YPP 6485

(11) Orumba South LGA

APC 2060

APGA 4394

PDP 1672

YPP 887

(12) Ogbaru LGA

APC 1178

APGA 3051

PDP 3445

YPP 484

(13) Onitsha North LGA

APC 3909

APGA 5587

PDP 3781

YPP 682

(14) Aguata LGA

APC 4773

APGA 9136

PDP 3798

YPP 1070

(15) Ihiala LGA

No election

(16) Idemili North LGA

APC 2291

APGA 5358

PDP 2312

YPP 902

(17) Ekwusigo LGA

APC 1237

APGA 2570

PDP 1857

YPP 727

(18) Nnewi South LGA

APC 1307

APGA 3243

PDP 2226

YPP 1327

(19) Orumba North LGA

(Result Contested. Not Declared)

(20) Awka North LGA

APC 755

APGA 1908

PDP 840

YPP 381

(21) Anambra West LGA

APC 1233

APGA 1918

PDP 1401

YPP 357

The electoral body also declared that no elections took place in one LGA and one laden with issues yet to be resolved.

The affected LGAs are Ihiala and Orumba North respectively.

According to INEC; “APGA won 17 out of 19 local governments, PDP won 1 local government, YPP won 1 local government. No results were declared for Ihiala LGA as elections did not hold. No results were declared for Orumba North LGA. The result is contested.”



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