It’s another resounding victory for the Labour Party as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finally sorted out the issues that caused the delay in the announcement of the winner of the Anambra North Senatorial Seat in the Saturday, February 25th, 2023 general election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, Friday, declared the senatorial candidate of the Labour Party for the Anambra North District, Dr. Tony Nwoye, the winner of last Saturday’s senatorial election in the district.
The results were declared late on Friday after sorting out the initial problems at the Ogbaru wards.
The INEC Returning Officer for Anambra North, Prof. Kingsley Ubaorji of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, declared Nwoye the winner of the senatorial election at the Onitsha North Local Government Headquarters.
According to the results as announced, Nwoye scored 94,779 votes to defeat the incumbent, Senator Stella Oduah of the People’s Democratic Party, who polled 50,146 votes.
The wife of the immediate past governor of the state.e, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, of the All Progressives Grand Al, license scored 48,212 votes to clinch the third place.
Ubaorji, therefore, declared and returned Nwoye winner having satisfied the constitutionally required number of valid votes cast for the election.
Reacting, Nwoye thanked the people of Anambra North for electing him as their senator and promised not to disappoint the constituents.