Anambra: Andy Uba wins APC primary election

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Andy Uba had been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Anambra State.

Uba gulped 230,201 votes to defeat 13 other aspirants and emerge as the party’s candidate for the November 6 governorship election.

The Chairman of the APC primary election panel and Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, announced the outcome of the poll at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu Lake, early on Sunday morning.

According to a statement made available by Gov Abiodun’s New Media aide, Emmanuel Ojo, Uba’s closest rival in the election, Johnbosco Onunkwo, polled off 28,746 votes, out of the 348,490 total vote cast.

The full results as announced by the election committee for each of the candidates are:

Senator Andy Uba – 230, 201; Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo – 21, 281; George Moghalu – 18,596; Paul Orajiaka – 4, 348; Geoff Onyejeagbu – 3, 414; Azuka Okwuosa – 17,189; Nwokafor Daniel – 3,335; Ikoobasi Mokelu – 3,727; Kwebuike Ifeanyi – 1,466; Godwin Okonkwo – 5, 907; Ben Etiaba – 4,244; Onuwkwo John Bosco – 28, 746; Edozie Madu – 3,636 and Maxwell Okoye – 2,540

It was gathered that the election committee adopted the open ballot mode, also known as Option A4 to conduct the primary election.

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