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Tony Nwoye emerges winner in the APC gubernatorial primary election in Anambra


The race for the Anambra gubernatorial election is taking shape daily.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has ignited the race choosing a candidate. A member of the House of Representatives, Honorable Tony Nwoye was voted overwhelmingly by the party’s delegates.

Honorable Tony Nwoye has emerged the ultimate winner of the Anambra state APC governorship primary election.

Report revealed Nwoye scored 2,146 votes to defeat his nearest rival, Senator Andy Uba who got 931 votes on Sunday, August 27.

In the last governorship election in the state, Nwoye was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party where he lost out.

Eleven other aspirants were in the race to clinch the party’s ticket. APC’s national auditor, George Moghalu polled 525 votes, while Bart Nwibe scored 414 and John-Bosco Onunkwo scored 85 votes.

Other results include Madu Nonso – 21 votes, Nwike Patrick – 20, Obidigbo Chike – 22, and Okonkwo Donatus – 10. 5,430 delegates from the 21 local government areas of the state reportedly participated in the exercise.

Mr Emeka Ibe, Anambra APC chairman said he was contended with the conduct of the exercise, adding that all the various stages were hitch-free.

Ibe also applauded the delegates for their conduct, as well as security agents and the media. The chairman expressed optimism that the party would win the main election slated for November.

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