PDP candidate rejects Anambra election result

Mr. Obaze arriving at his polling unit, Ward 6 at his hometown Ochuche in Ogbaru LGA at exactly 1:30 p.m. He cast his vote at 1:40 p.m.

Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.

Mr. Obaze, in a statement on Sunday, said the result as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not reflect what happened in the field.

The Commission had declared incumbent Willie Obiano of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) the winner of the election.

The Returning Officer, Zana Akpagu, said Mr. Obiano polled 234, 071 votes to defeat his closest rival, Tony Nwoye of All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 98, 752 votes.

Mr. Akpagu, the Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar, said the PDP candidate, Oseloka Obaze, came third with 70,293 votes.

He said the total valid votes cast at the poll was 422,314; total number of rejected votes, 26,457 while the total votes cast was 448,771 votes.

Mr. Obaze said there were cases of inconsistency and over voting when compared with the records from the electronic card reader.

He also said it was an aberration that APGA could win all the 21 local governments.

“The Anambra governorship election results just released by INEC, does not reflect the realities of the votes cast on Nov. 18 by the Anambra electorate.

“The over voting and inconsistencies between the counted ballots and card reader data remains exceedingly worrisome.

“The uniformity of the incumbent governor wining twenty-one local governments is a political aberration in the context of Anambra politics.

“The election result as reported, shows that nothing matters to the Anambra electorate.

“The people have spoken, they have taken a cursory long term view of what they wish fo Anambra State.”



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  • maimalari

    Sore loser

    • duwdu


      Besides, the man said basically nothing, other than him waxing philosophical. No next line of action? No nothing? Hmm.


      • Bello Jibrin

        Actually he end up saying nothing but the sing of someone that knows how to rigged election

  • Fada4Life

    Who vote for PDP looters

  • Arabakpura

    The PDP should hold Peter Obi responsible for their loss at the polls! Mr Obaze tried to reap where he has not sown!

  • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

    Who cares,it is no longer business as usual. Find another job. PDP is a forgone party. Second self una no fit pick,you are ripping what you have sown.

  • Timothy

    Yes!…..I almost thought I would lose the bet….haba! You guys nearly fall my hand….I told ssomeone you guys would contest it and he said you guys have not and maybe you guys have changed to be PDP that we know…..any election lost must be wrong and I guess we are going to court to contest it….may be what happened with Chris Ngige and Peter Obi may happen again….thanks guys for making my day!

  • Pluti

    Of course, una nor dey loose election, na divine authority that PDP will always win elections. Useless party with useless lots… in a competition, there’s what is called winner and loser and both na position

  • thusspokez

    Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.

    Oseloka Obaze didn’t even come second, but miserable third; he should get over it! He ran a poor campaign and should go and reflect on what he did wrong.