The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Anambra, Prof. Charles Soludo, has taken a commanding lead in the election after winning in 17 out of 19 local government areas so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The APGA candidate had been declared winner of the election in Awka North, Nnewi South, Idemili, Ekwusigo, Agwuata, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Njikoka, and nine other local government areas.
His closest challenger, Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Young Progressives Party (YPP) candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah, had won one LGA each.
Ozigbo won in Ogbaru while Ubah was declared winner of the election in Nnewi North.
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