Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has maintained his lead in Saturday’s election in Anambra State.
This comes as officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have commenced the official collation of results from the various local government areas in the state.
The three major contenders for the governorship seat include: Soludo, Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Soludo has so far won in about five local government areas whose results have officially been collated by INEC.
In Awka South, the APC: 2, 595 votes, APGA: 12, 891 votes and the PDP: 5, 498.
For Oyi LGA, APC: 2, 830 votes; APGA: 6, 133 votes and PDP: 2, 484 votes.
APC: 2, 085; APGA: 6, 911 and PDP: 5, 108.
Anambra East LG, APC got 2, 034 votes; APGA: 9, 746 and PDP: 1, 380.
In Ayamelum local government area, the APC garnered 2, 409 votes, APGA: 3, 424 and the PDP: 2, 804 votes.
For Idemili South Local Government Area, the APC got 1039 votes, the PDP, 2016 votes and the APGA 2, 312 votes.
Dunukofia LGA: APC got 1,991; APGA got 4,124 while PDP got 1,680.
Meanwhile an agent of the APC alleged that there were election results from one of the Registration Areas in Anambra East where voting did not take place.