The incumbent governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been declared the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.
According to the State Returning Officer, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, who announced the result in Enugu on Sunday, Ugwuanyi won in the 17 local government areas of the state.
Ahaneku further said that the governor polled 449,935 votes against his closest rival, who polled 10,423 votes.
Mr Emmanuel Nwankpa of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and Mr Ekene Uzodinma of the United Peoples Party (UPP) polled 2,547 and 1,476, respectively.
Ahaneku, who is the Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, said that there were 1,944,016 registered voters in the state, adding that 478,241 voters were accredited, with 470,927 valid votes recorded and 7,314 votes declared invalid.
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