As results continue to trickle in from several polling units across Anambra State, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is currently in an early lead.
Results already collated from various polling units in the state showed that the ruling party is ahead of other tough contenders including the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
As of 12 am on Sunday morning, most wards in Awka South, Awka North, Aguata, Anambra West, Njikoka and other local governments had completed their election with Soludo of APGA leading in most of the polling units.
Major candidates in the ongoing election include Professor Chukwua Soludo (APGA), Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress (APC), and Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
From information gathered, the result from the polling unit 8, Ward 1, Anaocha local government area showed that the APGA recorded 40 votes and the PDP 11 while the ruling All Progressives Congress got only 8 votes, the Young People Party and the African Action Congress had 2 and 1 votes respectively.
Also, at the polling unit 002, St. Michael’s Onyiuke II, Ward 03, Nimo, Njikoka Local government area, out of a total number of 352 registered voters, only 49 were accredited and allowed to vote. From the 49, the APGA got 24 votes, PDP 11 and APC 13. Meanwhile, the Young Progressive Party had only one vote.
At the polling unit, 012, Ward 2, Onitsha North Local government, APGA had 25 votes PDP, 30 and APC, 10.
From the polling unit 09, Ward 1, Anaocha Local government area, the APGA had 36 votes; APC: 9; PDP: 6; ADP: 3; LP: 1 and three invalid votes.