Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the Anambra governorship election, Prof. Charles Soludo has opened 36,561 votes lead after the announcement of results in 11 Local Governments.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the results of election conducted in 11 of the 21 LGs in Anambra State, which showed Soludo in clear lead.
He has so far won 10 of the 11 LGs announced by the INEC, with results of the remaining 10 LGs yet to be released.
Soludo got his biggest victory in Awka South, polling 12,871 votes to defeat the PDP’s candidate, Valentine Ozigbo, who scored 5,498 and Andy Uba of the APC, who got 2,595 votes.
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He also scored big in Anambra East where he polled 9,746 votes to defeat Uba, who posted 2,034 votes and Ozigbo, garnering 1,380 votes.
The only council lost by Soludo was Nnewi North where Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, won, polling 6,485 votes while Soludo got 3,369 votes.
However, after results from 11 LGs, Soludo has garnered 66,376 votes, with Ozigbo of PDP coming second with 29,815 votes and Uba of the APC scoring 23,587 votes, while Ubah of YPP got 14,332 votes.