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Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has been declare winner of the Anambra state governorship election, which held on November 18 as he recorded a landside.

It was a sweeping victory for the incumbent governor who won majority votes cast in the 21 local government areas of the state, including Dunukofia and Anaocha local government areas, home of the APC candidate, Tony Nwoye and Oseloka Obaze of the PDP, respectively.

Obiano won the election with 234,071 votes, while​ his closest rival, Tony Nwoye of the APC polled 98, 752 votes, while the PDP candidate, Oseloka Obaze who came distant third with 70,293 votes.

The voting figures, as announced by the returning officer and the Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar, Prof Zana Akpagu, showed that out of the 2,064,134 registered voters in the state, 457,311 were accredited for the election, of which 448,771 voted, with 422,314 votes validated and 26,457 votes rejected.

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Thirty-seven candidates had contested the election.

The returning officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu, while declaring Obiano winner of the election, said: “That Willie Obiano of APGA, having satisfied the requirements of the law by scoring the highest number of votes, is elected and is declared winner.”

“…. He is therefore declared returned and elected.

See the full result here:

1. Njikoka LGA:

APC—5,756
APGA—16,944
PDP—3,477
UPP—108

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2. Dunukofia LGA:

APC—7016
APGA—8,575
PDP—1,530
UPP—106

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3. Awka South:

APC—6,167
APGA—18,957
PDP—5,354
UPP—150

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4. Ayamelum:

APC—5,412
APGA—14,593
PDP—2,323
UPP—77

* The Returning Officer for Ayamelum LGA reported security issues and ballot snatching cases.

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5. Anaocha

APC—5,297
APGA—11,237
PDP—6,554
UPP—146

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6. Orumba South

APC—3808

APGA—8125

PDP—2412

UPP—465

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7. Ekwusigo

APC—5412

APGA—8595

PDP—3856

UPP—320

* The Returning Officer for Ekwusigo LGA reported issues of over voting in four wards.

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8. Aguata

APC—5807

APGA—13167

PDP—4073

UPP—280

* The Returning Officer for Aguata LGA reported irregularities in four polling units which led to cancellation of votes.

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9. Onitsha North

APC—3808

APGA—10,138

PDP—4143

UPP—435

______________________________10. Ogbaru

APC—3415

APGA—6615

PDP—4416

UPP—59

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Officials have returned from a break and announcement of results has continued.

11. Idemili South

APC—4,063

APGA—5,742

PDP—2,629

UPP—600

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12. Oyi

APC—5,085

APGA—11,840

PDP—1296

UPP—111

* The Returning Officer for Oyi LGA reported issues of ballot snatching and malfunction of card readers.

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13. Orumba North

APC—3551

APGA—8766

PDP—3865

UPP—190

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14. Awka North

APC—3727

APGA—7162

PDP—3347

UPP—92

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15. Onitsha South

APC—2012

APGA—7082

PDP—3423

UPP—471

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16. Ihiala

APC—7894

APGA—14379

PDP—4706

UPP—128

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17. Anambra East

APC—5248

APGA—20510

PDP—1132

UPP—53

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18. Anambra West

APC—4261

APGA—8152

PDP—1578

UPP—207

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19. Nnewi South

APC—2765

APGA—10465

PDP—3255

UPP—596

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20. Idemili North

APC—4632

APGA—12180

PDP—2767

UPP—2847

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21. Nnewi North

APC—3616

APGA—10845

PDP—4157

UPP—5

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