Presidential Election: Peter Obi Sweeps Imo, Anambra

The  Presidential  Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has secured victory in the presidential election conducted in Imo and Anambra State.

Presidential Election: Peter Obi Sweeps Imo, Anambra
Peter Obi

According to the result announced by INEC in Imo State, Obi polled 352,904 votes to defeat his closest challengers, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Tinubu polled 66,171 to emerge second while Atiku scored 30,004 to come second. Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) came fourth with 1,536 votes.

INEC disclosed that a total of 476,730 voters were accredited out of the 2,125,446 registered voters in the state. The electoral body also said that 459,261 were recorded as valid votes while 10,424 votes were rejected out of the total 469,685 casts.

See results below


APC 66,171
LP 352,904
PDP 30,044
NNPP 1,536


While In Anambra State, Peter Obi Polled a total of 58,4621 votes to defeat Atiku who secured 9,036 votes.

It was reported that Obi swept all the 21 local government areas in the state by a wide margin.

Prof Nnenna Otti, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) who worked as the Anambra State collation officer announced the result at exactly 12:50 pm, on Monday.

She said Bola Tinubu polled 5,111 votes to become a distant third, and Kwankwaso of NNPP came a distant fourth with 1,967 votes.

The collation officer also noted that The total number of registered voters is 2,536,156 and accredited voters were 628,590.

“At the end of the exercise, parties scored the following votes;
A – 343
AA – 108
AAC – 1012
ADC – 208
ADP – 299
APC – 5,111
APGA – 7,388
APM – 325
APD – 148
BP – 514
LP – 58,4621
NNPP – 1,967
NRM – 118
PDP – 9,036
PRP – 62
SDP – 84
YPP – 1997
ZLP -1,420”

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