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BREAKING: Obiano humbles opponents, wins 2017 Anambra governorship election [See Results]

BREAKING: Obiano dwarfs opponents, wins 2017 Anambra governorship election [See Results]

The incumbent governor of Anambra state and the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Willie Obiano today affirmed his popularity in a fairly contested governorship election which was held saturday.

In a result announced Sunday evening by the Chief Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar, Professor Zana Akpagu, the APGA candidate sweeped the entire 21 Local governments in what appeared to be a landslide victory. He won the entire 21 local governments pulling a total of 234, 071 votes to beat his closest rivals, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Tony Nwoye and the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who pulled 98, 752 and 70, 293 respectively.

The candidates of the United Progressives Congress (UPP), Osita Chidoka and the Progressives People Alliance (PPA) had a vote total of 7, 903 and 2, 787 respectively.

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Here are the local government by local government results for the top three candidates:

1. NJIKOKA LGA

APC – 5,756

APGA – 16,944

PDP – 3477

2. DUNUKOFIA LGA

APC – 7,016

APGA – 8,575

PDP – 1,530

3. AWKA SOUTH LGA

APC – 6,167

APGA – 18,957

PDP – 5,354

4. AYAMELUM LGA

APC – 5,412

APGA – 14,593

PDP – 2,323

5. ANAOCHA LGA

APC – 5,297

APGA – 11,237

PDP – 6,554

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6. EKWUSIGO LGA

APC – 5,412

APGA – 8,595

PDP – 3,856

7. AGUATA LGA

APC – 5,807

APGA – 13,167

PDP – 4,073

8. ONITSHA NORTH LGA

APC – 3,808

APGA – 10,138

PDP – 4,143

9. OGBARU LGA

APC – 3,415

APGA – 6,615

PDP – 4,416

10. IDEMMILI SOUTH LGA

APC – 4,063

APGA – 5,742

PDP – 2,629

11. ORUMBA SOUTH LGA

APC – 3,808

APGA – 8,125

PDP – 2,412

12. ORUMBA NORTH LGA

APC – 3,551

APGA – 8,766

PDP – 3,865

13. ONITSHA SOUTH LGA

APC – 2,012

APGA – 7,082

PDP – 3,423

14. IHIALA LGA

APC – 7,894

APGA – 14,374

PDP – 4,706

15. AWKA NORTH LGA

APC – 3,727

APGA – 7,164

PDP – 3,347

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16. ANAMBRA EAST LGA

APC – 5,248

APGA – 20,510

PDP – 1,132

17. NNEWI SOUTH LGA

APC – 2,765

APGA – 10,465

PDP – 3,255

18. OYI LGA

APC – 5,085

APGA – 11,840

PDP – 1,296

19. NNEWI NORTH LGA

APC – 3,616

APGA – 10,845

PDP – 4,157

20. ANAMBRA WEST LGA

APC – 4,261

APGA – 8,152

PDP – 1,578

21. IDEMMILI NORTH LGA

APC – 4,632

APGA – 12,180

PDP – 2,767

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