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Anambra Guber race: Tony Nwoye emerges APC candidate


Mr Tony Nwoye has emerged winner of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election.
In the just-concluded exercise, Mr Nwoye, a member of the House of Representatives scored 2,146 votes to defeat his nearest rival, Senator Andy Ubah who polled 931 votes.
11 aspirants contested in the primaries.
Also, George Moghalu polled 525 votes, Bart Nwibe scored 414 and John-Bosco Onunkwo scored 85 votes.
Other results include Madu Nonso – 21 votes, Nwike Patrick – 20, Obidigbo Chike – 22, and Okonkwo Donatus – 10.
The exercise e
ecrion ended on Sunday as a result of delays in the collation and counting of votes.
5,430 delegates from the 21 local government areas of the state participated in the primary election.
Anambra APC Chairman, Mr Emeka Ibe, said he was satisfied with the conduct of the exercise, adding that all the various stages were hitch-free.
He also commended the delegates for their peaceful conduct, and appreciated the effort of security agents and the media

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