The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been declared the winner of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly election in Anambra State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Announcing the result at about 2:13am on Tuesday, the presidential election collation officer in charge of Anambra, Prof. Francis Ogbonnaya Ofunta, who is the Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University Umudike, Abia State, said the PDP candidate won with 524,738 in all the 21 local government of the state.
The incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, polled 33,298 Votes.
DAILY POST reports that the exercise was witnessed by the APC agent in the state, Senator Chris Ngige, the state chairman of the party, Chief Basil Ejidike, the PDP state chairman, Hon. Ndubuisi Nwobu, the state Director, Atiku/Obi campaign council, Dr. Harry Onanezi, the state party agent, Dr. Alex Obiogbolo, Foreign/domestic election observers, media practitioners and security agencies.
Statistics showed that:
Total numbers of registered voters(As collated) in the state-2, 389, 332
Total numbers of accredited vote-675,273
Total numbers of rejected votes-19,301
While the total vote cast are- 625,035
The results in all the LGAs is as follows:
APC – 1,452
PDP – 17,270
3. Anambra east
APC – 2,272
5. Idemili south
PDP – 17,039
APC – 967
PDP – 28,364
APC – 1,955
APC – 1458
PDP – 18,642
10. Onitsha North
APC – 1,220
12. Onitsha South
APC – 33,298