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Obiano wins Anambra governorship poll

Willie Obiano

Willie Obiano

The Governor of Anambra State and the candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), Chief Willie Obiano, has won last Saturday Anambra governorship election.

Obiano was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) through the Returning Officer, Prof. Zanna Akpago, at the commission’s office in Awka on Sunday.

The governor won in all the 21 local government areas of the state.He defeated Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress(APC) and Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).

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According to INEC, Obiano polled 234,071 votes, beating Nwoye and Obaze who polled 98,752 votes and 70,293 votes respectively.

Former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Osita Chidoka and the candidate of the United Progressive Party came fourth by polling 7,903 votes.

 

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