Defeats 13 others to clinch ticket
Andy Uba, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra state, has clinched the party ticket by defeating 13 other aspirants to emerge as the party’s flag bearer in the Nov 6 governorship election.
Uba pulled 230,201 votes to become victorious, while his closest rival, John Bosco Onunkwo pulled a total of 28,746 votes.
The outcome of the election was announced by the chairman of the APC primary election panel and Governor of Ogun state, Prince Dapo Abiodun at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu Lake, early on Sunday.
It was gathered that the election committee adopted the open ballot mode, also known as option A4 to conduct the primary election.
The full results as announced by the election committee for each of the candidates are:
Senator Andy Uba – 230, 201; Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo – 21, 281; George Moghalu – 18,596; Paul Orajiaka – 4, 348; Geoff Onyejeagbu – 3, 414; Azuka Okwuosa – 17,189; Nwokafor Daniel – 3,335; Ikoobasi Mokelu – 3,727; Kwebuike Ifeanyi – 1,466; Godwin Okonkwo – 5, 907; Ben Etiaba – 4,244; Onuwkwo John Bosco – 28, 746; Edozie Madu – 3,636 and Maxwell Okoye – 2,540