INEC declares Labour Party 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 filing 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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