The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chukwuma Soludo, has been declared the winner of the Anambra governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Returning Officer of the Anambra governorship election, Florence Obi, announced the result earlier this morning at the Anambra INEC office in Awka.
The former CBN governor beat out fellow candidates Valentine Ozigbo (Peoples Democratic Party) and Andy Uba (All Progressives Congress). The trio were the front-runners coming into the 2021 Anambra election, but Soludo ultimately won with 112,229 votes.
The second-most votes belonged to PDP’s Ozigbo who polled 53,807 votes. APC’s Andy Uba got 43,285 votes. Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party polled 21,261 votes came fourth.