Senator Andy Ubah has been declared winner of the Saturday June 26th Governorship primaries of the All Progressive Congress(APC) in Anambra State.
The Primaries which held accross the Ward and Local Government Areas in the state was reported to be peaceful according to the Returning Officer who is the Governor of Ogun State Dapo Abiodun.
Announcing the results at the early hours sunday, the returning said Senator Andy Ubah polled 230,201 Votes to defeat his closes rival who garnered a paltry 28,000 Votes.
Just as all the major political parties in Anambra state are having their fair share of internal crisis, the All Progressives Congress, APC has pulled the biggest stunt in what their leaders and members have described as “ghost primary” election to produce a former Senator, Andy Uba, MFR, as the candidate of the party.
Before even the leader of the party in the state, Senator Chris Ngige could say Jack, the Governor of Ogun state Dapo Abiodun who’s the chief returning officer of for the direct primaries “from the comfort of his hotel room in Awka, announced a result of APC primaries,” said an embittered aspirant.
The aspirant (names withheld) said the announcement by Abiodun “is the biggest political joke of the century because of our leader, Chris Ngige and other 13 aspirants didn’t witness any election let alone producing a result.
“How can any Democrat let alone an elected Governor say there was a primary election of the APC in Anambra State? Was it ghosts that voted,” he queried.
However, Mr Abiodun despite the outcry and without obviously conducting any primary election, declared a result as presented below:
1. Azuka Okwuosa – 17,159 votes
2. Johnbosco Onunkwo – 28,746 votes
3. Paul Orajiaka – 4,248 votes
4. Ben Etiaba – 4,244 votes
5. Conel Onyejegbu – 3,414 votes
6. Maxwell Okoye – 2,540 votes
7. Andy Uba MFR – 230,201 votes
8. Chido Nwankwo – 21,281 votes
9. George Moghalu – 18,596 votes
10. Amobi Nwokafor – 3,335 votes
11. Ikeobasi Mokelu – 3,727 votes
12. Edozie Mmadụ – 3,626 votes
13. Hygers Ifeanyi – 1,466 votes
14. Godwin Okonkwo – 5,907 votes.