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Soludo wins Anambra governorship election with 112, 229 votes

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Prof Chukwuma Soludo as governor-elect of Anambra State.

Professor Florence Obi, Returning Officer of the election, made the declaration at exactly 1;50am on Wednesday.

She said Soludo scored the highest number of votes cast and certified all the requirements of being declared the winner.

“I, Prof Florence Obi, hereby certify that I am the returning officer of the Anambra state governorship election conducted on 6th and 9th of November 2021; that the election was held and Prof Charles Soludo having certified the requirement is hereby declared the winner and returned elected,” she said.

She said Soludo polled a total of 112,229 votes followed by Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 53,807 votes and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who had 53,807 votes.

Reacting to the outcome, former National Chairman of APGA, Senator Victor Umeh, urged those who lost in the election to accept and join the party to move the state forward.

He said the Anambra people have spoken and they must be respected.

Also speaking , a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chinuzo. Obiako, said the party will sit down and decide on the next line of action

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