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Ugwuanyi wins Enugu guber poll


The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s gubernatorial election, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi the winner.
Governor Ugwuanyi polled a total of 449,934 to defeat his closest rival, Senator Ayogu Eze, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled a total of 10,423 votes while the only female candidate in the contest, Mr. Nnenna Anozie, polled a total of 156 votes to take a distant fifth position.
Our correspondent reports that the results of the 17 council as announced by INEC, collation/returning officers showed that PDP polled over 98 per cent of the total votes cast in the election.
Although, the total accredited voters which stood at 478,241 was less than 25 per cent of the total registered voters in the state which is 1,944,803.
Declaring the results, the Returning Officer, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, Vice Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, said that PDP polled a total of 449,935 while APC polled a total of 10,423, APGA 2,547, UDP 1,648 while Fresh Party polled 156 votes respectively.
According to Prof. Ahaneku, “total number of registered voters is 1,944,803; total accredited voters 478,241; total valid vote 470,927; rejected votes 7,314 while the total vote cast is 478, 241.”
“By the power vested on me, I Professor Joesph Ahaneku, hereby declare Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the PDP, the winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election held in Enugu state. Having scored the highest number of votes cast he is hereby returned elected,” he declared.
This is the tabulation of the results according to LGAs:
Enugu South LGAEnugu State;
Registered voters: 160,073
Accredited voters: 18,970
Valid votes: 18,713
Rejected votes: 257
Total votes cast: 18,970
APC: 533
PDP: 17,513
FRESH : 60
UPP : 75
Aninri LGA
Collation Officer: Dr Tochukwu Enneze
Registered voters: 72,775
Accredited voters: 22,618
Valid votes: 22,256
Rejected votes: 362
Total votes cast: 22,618
APC: 496
PDP: 21,450
FRESH : 0
UPP : 14
Ezeagu LGA
Collation Officer: Prof Ike Onyishi
Registered voters: 83,236
Accredited voters: 22,116
Valid votes: 21,895
Rejected votes: 221
Total votes cast: 22,116
APC: 255
PDP: 21,448
FRESH: 01
UPP: 03
Enugu North LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Ugwu Ifeoma
Registered voters: 190,596
Accredited voters: 16,003
Valid votes: 15,783
Rejected votes: 220
Total votes cast: 16,003
APC: 276
PDP: 15,120
FRESH: 41
UPP: 89
Isi-Uzo LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Gerald Ezirim
Registered voters: 72,289
Accredited voters: 21,741
Valid votes: 21,413
Rejected votes: 328
Total votes cast: 21,741
APC: 284
PDP:19,698
FRESH: 1
UPP 05
Awgu LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Gregory Odoh
Registered voters: 97, 834
Accredited voters: 28,295
Valid votes: 27730
Rejected votes: 565
Total votes cast: 28,295
APC: 1,232
PDP: 23,025
FRESH : 03
UPP : 506
Igbo-Etiti LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Onyia Ephraim
Registered voters: 83,541
Accredited voters: 27,886
Valid votes: 27,455
Rejected votes: 431
Total votes cast:27,886
APC: 1,223
PDP: 25,557
FRESH: 0
UPP:12
Igbo-Eze North LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Rebecca Ginika
Registered voters: 128,187
Accredited voters: 33,274
Valid votes: 32,274
Rejected votes: 595
Total votes cast: 33,274
APC: 1,607
PDP: 30,666
FRESH: 01
UPP: 09
Oji-River LGA
Collation Officer: Prof Emmanuel Eze
Registered voters: 75,753
Accredited voters: 23,753
Valid votes: 23,226
Rejected votes: 329
Total votes cast: 23,555
APC: 536
PDP: 22,369
FRESH: 03
UPP: 01
Nkanu East LGA
Collation Officer: Dr. Obioha Anichebe
Registered voters: 76,455
Accredited voters: 24,407
Valid votes: 23,994
Rejected votes: 413
Total votes cast: 24,407
APC: 636
PDP: 23,118
FRESH:01
UPP: 02
Udi LGA
Collation Officer: Dr Okonu Itim
Registered voters: 137,234
Accredited voters: 26,969
Valid votes: 26,530
Rjected votes: 439
Total votes cast: 26,969
APC: 823
PDP: 25,124
FRESH 24
UPP 32
Udenu LGA
Collation/returning officer, Dr. Nicolas Uche
Registered voters: 126,703
Accredited voters: 40,853
Valid votes: 40,096
Rejected votes: 757
Total votes cast: 40,853
APC: 394
PDP: 39,437
FRESH : 02
UPP: 016
Nsukka LGA
Collation/returning officer, Prof. Ngozi Nwodo.
Registered voters: 187,628
Accredited voters: 52,828
Valid votes: 52,244
Rejected votes: 584
Total votes cast: 52,828
APC: 572
PDP: 51,207
FRESH: 01
UPP: 03
Igbo-Eze South LGA
Collation/returning officer, Dr. Casmir Ani.
Registered voters: 106,489
Accredited voters: 39,855
Valid votes: 39,202
Rejected votes: 653
Total votes cast: 39855
APC: 705
PDP:38,326
FRESH 02
UPP 01
ENUGU EAST LGA.
Collation/returning officer
Registered voters: 188,672
Accredited voters:23,543
Valid votes:23,056
Rejected votes: 487
Total votes cast: 23,543
PDP:22,300
APC:352
FRESH :12
UPP :01
Uzo Uwani LGA
Collation/returning officer, Dr. Ngozi Odoh.
Registered voters:61,500
Accredited voters: 23,595
Valid votes: 23,271
Rejected votes: 324
Total votes cast:23,595
PDP:22,879
APC:256
FRESH:0
UPP 01
Nkanu West LGA
Collation/returning officer Prof. Agozie Ezeodo
Registered voters: 95,126
Accredited voters: 31,733
Valid votes: 31,384
Rejected votes: 349
Total votes cast: 31,733
PDP: 30,698
APC: 243
FRESH: 05
UPP: 09
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