Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA candidate has been declared winner in 17 local government areas out of the state.
The result was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing Anambra gubernatorial election.
Prof Soludo managed to subdue his opponents in their own polling units in Anambra West.
Announced by INEC returning officer, Dr German Anagbogu, the APC got 1,233, PDP got 1,401 while APGA won with 1,918 in the local government.
Reports say that collation had been adjourned for a while after which the final result will be announced.
Returning officer and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi revealed that there was no election in Ihiala and Orumba North, adding that the issue will be deliberated upon later on.
“We are going to discuss one of the local governments (Orumba North), then in Ihiala there was no election at all. We will take a break now and come back.” He said.
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