Atiku takes wide lead in Anambra

PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar. [PHOTO CREDIT: Atiku Twitter handle]
PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar during The Candidates interview. [PHOTO CREDIT: Atiku Twitter handle]

The People’s Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taken a major lead in the ongoing collation of results in Anambra State.

The PDP vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, is from Anambra state.

Results so far announced from 13 of 21 local government areas show that Mr Abubakar is leading with about 296,711 votes.

PDP polled 317,767 votes from the results announced so far at the INEC state headquarters in Awka, the state capital, while APC polled 21,056.

At 4.30 a.m. Monday morning, Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta, the Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University, announced a break to continue at 11 a.m.

Below is how both candidates fared in Anambra so far

ANAOCHA LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC:1055
PDP: 30655

DUNUKOFIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC:1452
PDP:17270

ANAMBRA WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 2428
PDP: 15384

NJIKOKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC:967
PDP:.28364

OYI LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1272
PDP: 20977

ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 6755
PDP:13422

ORUMBA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC:761
PDP:18867

AWKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1435
PDP:40099

AWKA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1134
PDP: 15755

NNEWI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1524
PDP: 34260

ONITSHA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 905
PDP: 29795

IHIALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1382
PDP: 34307

AYAMELUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APC: 1458
PDP: 18642

Total: APC- 21056
PDP- 317767

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