The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Charles Soludo, has taken an early lead in the Anambra State Governorship election.
Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has won all seven local government areas announced so far by collation officers at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Awka.
A breakdown of the results showed that in Dunukofia LG, APGA scored 4,124 votes, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), 1,680 while the All Progressives Congress (APC) had 1,991.
In Awka South LGA, APGA polled 12,891 votes, PDP – 5,498, and APC – 2,595.
For Oyi LG, APGA won with 6,133 votes, followed by the APC- 2,830, and PDP – 2,484, while in Anyamelum LG, the results are as followed: APGA- 3,424, PDP- 2,804, APC – 2,409.
Anambra East LGA recorded the following result: APGA – 9,746, APC- 2,034, and PDP – 1,380.
Results from Anaocha Local Government Area showed that APGA had 6,911 votes, PDP- 5,108, and APC – 2,085.
The election result in Idemili South LGA is as followed: APGA -2,312; PDP-2,016; APC- 1,039 and YPP -752.
Results from 14 more local government areas are yet to be announced.