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The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Willie Obiano, has been declared winner of the governorship election in Anambra State. The returning officer, Prof James Epoke said Obiano satisfied all the requirements of the law “and is hereby declared winner. ”
The result showed APGA polled 180,178 votes, PDP polled 97,700 votes; APC got 95,963 votes, while LP had 37495 votes. Before yesterday’s supplementary election conducted in 210 polling units in 16 local councils across the state where the exercise was cancelled during the November 16 exercise, Obiano was already coasting home to victory, having scored the highest number of votes and securing 25 per cent in 18 of the 21 local government areas of the state.