One of the Supervisory Presiding Officers in the ongoing governorship election in Anambra State has fled with 42 result sheets.

This was made known by Gabriel Odor, the Collation Officer of Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra, at the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Awka, the state capital, during the final collation of results on Sunday.

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Odor, who is a lecturer at the University of Calabar, said because of the development, elections could not hold in the affected areas.

Meanwhile, Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has maintained his lead in Saturday's election in Anambra State.


This comes as INEC officials have commenced the official collation of results from the various local government areas in the state. 


The major contenders for the governorship seat include Soludo of APGA; Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressives Party (YPP). 

Meanwhile, Soludo has won in nine of the 10 local government areas whose results have been officially announced by INEC. 

Awka South
APC: 2, 595 
APGA: 12, 891
PDP: 5, 498
YPP: 919

Oyi 
APC: 2, 830 
APGA: 6, 133 
PDP: 2, 484 
YPP: 900


Anaocha
APC: 2, 085
APGA: 6, 911 
PDP: 5, 108
YPP: 868

Anambra East
APC: 2, 034 
APGA: 9, 746 
PDP: 1, 380
YPP: 559

Ayamelum 
APC: 2, 409 
APGA: 3, 424 
PDP: 2, 804 
YPP: 407


Idemili South 
APC: 1039 
PDP, 2016
APGA 2, 312
YPP: 752

Dunukofia
APC: 1,991 
APGA: 4,124 
PDP: 1,680
YPP: 1,360


Nnewi North 
APGA: 3,369
PDP: 1,511
YPP: 6,485

Njikoka
APC: 3,216
APGA: 8,803
PDP: 3,409
YPP: 924

Onitsha South
APC: 2,050
APGA: 4,281
PDP: 2,253
YPP: 271


Meanwhile, an agent of the APC alleged that there were election results from one of the Registration Areas in Anambra East where voting did not take place.   

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