INEC declares Senator Uche Ekwunife Senator – Elect

By Jude Atupulazi

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Anambara Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Mrs Uche Ekwunife, has been declared the winner of the February 23rd senatorial election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Declaring the result last Wednesday morning at INEC office Amawbia, the Returning Officer, Prof Charles Amobi Nwankwo, stated that the candidate of People’s Democratic Party, having satisfied the requirements of the law by scoring the highest number of votes was returned-elected.

The PDP candidate, Fides reports, won in all the seven local governments in Anambra Central.
Summary of the results is as follows:

PDP – 118,484
APGA – 81,429
APC – 10,999

Senator Ekwunife defeated her closest rival with a margin of 37,055 votes.

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