Anambra Decides 2021: Full List of LGAs Won and Lost by APGA’s Soludo as INEC Suspends Collation of Results
It’s no longer news. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results for the November 6 Anambra governorship election.
Professor Florence Obi, the returning officer for the election, made the declaration at INEC head office in Awka, Anambra state capital in the early hours of Monday, November 8.
Though INEC has suspended the collation of results in the Anambra governorship election, APGA’s candidate, Soludo is currently leading in 18 LGAs. Photo credit: Charles Chukwuma Soludo
She said an election has to be conducted in Ihiala local government area before a winner is declared. The supplementary election will hold on Tuesday, November 9.
However, results from 20 out of 21 LGAs in the state have been announced. Professor Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won in 18 of the 20 LGAs and lost to the Peoples Democratic Party and the Young Progressives Party in the remaining two.
Below is the list of the LGAs where Soludo won
- Awka North
- Awka South
- Anambra East
- Anambra West
- Idemili North
- Idemili South
- Nnewi South
- Onitsha North
- Onitsha South
- Orumba North
- Orumba South
LGAs lost by Soludo
- Nnewi North (YPP won)
- Ogbaru (PDP won)
Soludo makes first comment after winning in 17 LGAs
Meanwhile, Soludo has made his first comment as results trickle in. The APGA candidate shared a post on his Instagram page on Sunday evening, November 7.
He shared a photo of him monitoring the results with the caption:
“A cool Sunday evening.
“It is indeed the Lord’s day and we must first thank God almighty for his mercy. Indeed, “many are the afflictions of the Righteous, but the Lord delivereth him from them all”. “Good evening my people.”
Many children gather at Soludo’s house, pray for him to win
The children who gathered at the country home of Soludo, Isuofia, were said to be those on his scholarship scheme.
One of them was seen chanting “in the name of Jesus” as he and his peers prayed for Soludo to become victorious in the election. Soludo also took to his Facebook page to share the photos of the children.