The Anambra State governorship election that saw Professor Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) taking the lead in the Saturday’s election has now been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Florence Obi, made the declaration on Monday morning, November 8th, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State.
She said; “I, Prof. Florence Obi, with the power vested on me as the returning officer, hereby suspend the collation and announcement of any result until elections are conducted in 320 polling units in the Ihiala local government. The supplementary election will take place on Tuesday 9th November.”
However, announcing the votes of all the candidates, Obi said Soludo polled a total of 103,946 votes, followed by Mr. Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 51,322 votes.
Obi also announced that there were total 246,638 registered voters and 241,090 accredited voters in the election.
According to Obi, Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled a total of 42,942 votes, making him the third candidate with the highest votes.