Anambra Election: Soludo Wins 18 Out Of 20 LGAs Declared

Emmanuel Egobiambu  
Updated November 7, 2021
APGA governorship candidate for Anambra poll. Photo: Facebook/Soludo TV


The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Charles Soludo, on Sunday opened and maintained the lead in the Anambra State governorship election.

Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), won 18 of the 20 local government areas for which results were declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Elections were not held in Ihiala Local Government Area and a supplementary election has been scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 9.

Other top contenders in the election are Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP).

The results from the 20 LGAs showed that Soludo polled a total of 103,946 votes, more than twice that of his closest opponent, PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo who got 51,322 votes.

APC’s Andy Uba secured the third-highest votes – 42,942, while YPP’s Ifeanyi Ubah got 20,917.

The table below highlights the results collated from the 20 local governments so far:

2ANAMBRA EAST2,0349,7461,380559APGA
3ANAMBRA WEST1,2331,9181,401357APGA
5AWKA NORTH7551,908840381APGA
6AWKA SOUTH2,59512,8915,498919APGA
10IDEMILI NORTH2,2915,3582,312902APGA
11IDEMILI SOUTH1,0392,3122,016752APGA
12IHIALANo ElectionNo ElectionNo ElectionNo ElectionNo Election
14NNEWI NORTH1,2783,3691,5116,485YPP
15NNEWI SOUTH1,3073,2432,2261,327APGA
17ONITSHA NORTH3,9095,5873,781682APGA
18ONITSHA SOUTH2,0504,2812,253271APGA
19ORUMBA NORTH2,6724,7871,847655APGA
20ORUMBA SOUTH2,0604,3941,672887APGA
Total Valid Votes229,521
Total Rejected Votes7,841
Total Votes Cast237,362