ENUGU STATE (PDP Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi wins)
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the PDP has emerged the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Enugu State.
Announcing the result in Enugu on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Hilary Edoga, said that Ugwuanyi polled 482,227 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Okey Ezea of the APC, who got 43,839 votes.
Mr. Edoga, who is also the Vice Chancellor of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia, said that Kanayo Oguakwa of the Peoples for Democratic Change (PDC), secured 4,814 votes, while Chukwuma Ugwu of APGA polled 33 votes.
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the Peoples Democratic Party has emerged the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Enugu State.
“I, Prof. Hilary Odo Edoga, hereby declare that Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner of the April 11 governorship election in Enugu State, and is hereby returned as the winner,” Mr. Edoga said.
Meanwhile, the PDC governorship candidate, Mr. Oguakwa, has congratulated Mr. Ugwuanyi on his victory.
In a statement issued shortly after the announcement of the result, Mr. Oguakwa described the election as “keenly contested”