Finally, the Anambra State governorship election has come to an end.
At the end of the election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Prof Chukwuma Soludo as governor-elect of Anambra State.
This declaration was made by the Returning Officer of the election, Professor Florence Obi at exactly 1;50 am on Wednesday morning.
During the declaration, she indicated that Soludo had the highest number of votes cast
She said Soludo got a total of 112,229 votes and his closest competitors were Mr. Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In her declaration, she said;
“I, Prof Florence Obi, hereby certify that I am the returning officer of the Anambra state governorship election conducted on 6th and 9th of November 2021; that the election was held and Prof Charles Soludo having certified the requirement is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.”
Some Nigerians have reacted to this latest development and here are some of the reactions;
chamberlain_dgee – This is to show that majority will always win
kachitimmy – And Andy Uba won APC primaries with over 300k votes.. What APC cannot do does not exist..
medinatsodiq – Very good..bye to apc and pdp..this a good example..make we no vote apc and pdp.again ooo..bye bye to bad government
onismate – Congratulations to him. He has joined the likes of clement Isong in breaking record in Nigerian political space; governor of Two entities, CBN and state. Soludo is a renowned technocrat and brilliant economist. Shebi he promised to transform Anambra to Dubai, can’t wait to see it happen.