BREAKING!!! Senator Andy Uba Emerges Winner Of APC Primary Election In Anambra (See Full Results)

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The chairman of the All Progressives Congress primary election panel and Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has declared Senator Andy Uba as the winner of the party’s primary election, 9news Nigeria reports.

Sen. Uba defeated 13 other aspirants to emerge the party’s governorship candidate in the next November 6 elections.

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress primary election panel and Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun

The Chairman of the election panel announced the outcome of the poll at Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu Lake, early on Sunday.

Uba emerged winner with 230,201 votes while his closest rival, Johnbosco Onunkwo polled a total of 28,746 votes.

Uba defeated 13 other aspirants to emerge the party’s governorship candidate in the next November 6 elections.

The total vote cast was 348,490.

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

i. Senator Andy Uba – 230,201
ii. Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo – 21,281
iii. George Moghalu – 18,596
iv. Paul Orajiaka – 4,348
v. Geoff Onyejeagbu – 3,414
vi. Azuka Okwuosa – 17,189
vii. Nwokafor Daniel – 3,335
viii. Ikoobasi Mokelu – 3,727
ix. Kwebuike Ifeanyi – 1,466
x. Godwin Okonkwo – 5, 907
xi. Ben Etiaba – 4,244
xii. Onuwkwo John Bosco – 28,746
xiii. Edozie Madu – 3,636
xiv. Maxwell Okoye – 2,540

The election committee adopted the open ballot mode also known as Option A4 to conduct the primary election.

Meanwhile, Chief Valentine Ozigbo has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State.

The 50-year-old Mr Ozigbo polled 62 out of 218 votes to beat 13 other aspirants who were on the ballot.

Some aspirants had withdrawn from the primary out of protest because of the new list of delegates that was released by the National Working Committee of the party.

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Besides, a faction of the party had held a parallel primary elsewhere in Awka which produced Ugochukwu Uba as its own candidate.

The candidates defeated by Mr Ozigbo included Uche Ukwunife, a serving senator, who scored 44 votes and came third in the primary which was conducted late into Saturday night.

Obiora Okonkwo, a billionaire businessman, came second with 58 votes.

Mr Ozigbo was the president and chief executive officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) from 2019 to 2020.

He has worked with several banks in Nigeria, including Diamond Bank and the United Bank for Africa.

Mr Ozigbo will be contesting against a former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 governorship election in the state.

APGA is the ruling party in the state.

The All Progressives Congress was yet to declare its candidate for the election at the time of this report.

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