The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate, Prof Charles Soludo has moved closer to being declared Governor-elect by winning 17 out of the 21 Local Government Areas in Anambra State.
The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), according to results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has won in 17 councils.
The Young Progressives Party (YPP) candidate Senator Ifeanyi Ubah won Nnewi North local government area while Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won Ogbaru local government area.
Soludo won in Idemili South Local Government Area where the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, a chieftain of the APC, hails from
He also beat his closest rivals in the governorship election, Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ozigbo in their Aguata local government area.
Soludo won in Dunukofia, Awka North, Awka South, Oyi, Ayamelum, Anaocha ,Anambra East, Idemili North, Idemili South, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Njikoka, Nnewi South ,Anambra West ,Aguata, Orumba South and Ekwusigo local government areas.