INEC declares LP winner of presidential election in Anambra


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the Labour Party, LP presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, the winner of Saturday’s Presidential election in Anambra State.


Obi as earlier reported swept all the 21 local government areas in the state by a wide margin.


Prof Nnenna Otti, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) who worked as the Anambra State collation officer announced the result at exactly 12:50 pm.


She said: “The total number of registered voters is 2,536,156 and accredited voters were 628,590.


“At the end of the exercise, parties scored the following votes;

A – 343

AA – 108

AAC – 1012

ADC – 208

ADP – 299

APC – 5,111

APGA – 7,388

APM – 325

APD – 148

BP – 514

LP – 584,621

NNPP – 1,967

NRM – 118

PDP – 9,036

PRP – 62

SDP – 84

YPP – 1997

ZLP -1,420”


Anambra State had a total valid vote of 613,861. Void votes were 10,751 and the total votes cast were 624,612.


As of the time of filling this report, the collation officer and the Resident Electoral Commission of INEC in Anambra State, Dr Elizabeth Agwu have left for the national collation centre in Abuja.

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