Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election which took took place in seven local governments of Anambra including Njikoka, Awka North, Idemili South, Dunukofia, Awka South, Anaocha and Idemili North on Saturday the 13th of January, 2018.
The Page Magazine gathered that the election which was conducted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) saw Chief Victor Umeh of APGA winning the seven council areas as was announced on Sunday morning.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa Prof Charles Esimone, who is the returning officer announced the results early Sunday morning,said the total number of registered voters in the seven local government areas were 745, 828 out of which 67, 872 were accredited.
And at the time of announcing the results,Chief Victor Umeh of APGA got the highest number of votes of 64,878 and was declared the winner of the election and hereby returned elected.
“I Prof. Charles Esimone certify that I am the returning officer for the Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election.
“I, hereby, declare that Chief Victor Umeh, having satisfied the conditions of the election and scored the highest number of votes is declared winner and returned elected,” he said.
The APC candidate was second with 975 votes while Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) came third with 116 votes.
Other parties that got votes were the Mega Progressive Peoples Party (MPPP), 111 votes; Labour Party (LP), 95; National Conscience Party (NCP), 72; Alliance for Democratic Congress (ADC), 57; United Progressives Party (UPP), 55; Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), 48 and Action Congress for Democrats (ACD), 33.