A massive victory for Gov. Obiano as INEC declares him winner..



The incumbent Governor of Anambra state and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Willie Obiano, has emerged winner of Saturday, November 18, governorship election in the state.

According to the INEC returning officer, Prof. 457, 311 were accredited for the election and the total votes cast were 448, 771. The candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and incumbent governor of the state, Willie Obiano polled a total number of 234, 071 while the candidate of APC, polled 98, 752. The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 70,293 while the candidate of UPP, Osita Chiidoka polled 7, 903. 448, 771 votes cast

Other results are:

AA- 66

ACAB – 1036

ACD – 232

ACPN – 346

ADC- 477

ADP -603

APC – 98, 752

APDA – 2011

APGA 234, 071

APP 661

DA 97

DPC 145

GPM 41

SDP 31

Kowa 49

LP 963

MPP 39

NCP 74




NPC 136

NUP 69

PDC 381

PDP 70,293

PPA 2,787

PPN 55

PPP 87

PRP 59

SDP 20

UDP 222

UPP 7, 903

YDP 72

YPP 65

The total valid votes were 422, 314 while 26, 457 were rejected.

New Telegraph reports that Obiano who will serve for another four years as governor defeated 36 others to emerge the winner.

Voice Of Ndigbo  gathered that he won in all the 21 local government areas by a wide margin after winning his local government, Anambra east and defeated all his opponents in their local governments.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Tony Nwoye, is far behind in second position. The PDP candidate Oseloka Obaze, came third while Osita Chidoka of the UPP came a distant fourth.


There were 2.16 million voters with permanent voter cards for the election which had a record 37 contestants.

Meanwhile, Governor Willie Obiano is projected to be returned as governor in the Anambra state following his performance in the polls held on Saturday, November 18.



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