LP’s Obi Sweeps Presidential Poll In Anambra, Imo, Delta
Obi in UNN, Thursday, January 12, 2023.

LP’s Obi Sweeps Presidential Poll In Anambra, Imo, Delta

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The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has been declared the winner of the Saturday, 25th February election in Anambra, Imo, and Delta States.

In Anambra his home state, Obi polled 584,621 votes against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who scored 9,036 votes.

Returning officer of the election in the state, Prof Nnenna Oti, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), declared the results in the INEC collation center, Awka.

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 5,111 votes, while the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, polled 1,967.

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In Imo, the LP presidential candidate also emerged the winner of the presidential election.

According to the returning officer, Charles Esimone, Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Akwa, Obi polled 352,904, while Tinubu polled 66, 171 votes taking second position. Atiku Abubakar scored 30,044, while Kwankwaso of the NNPP garnered 1,536 votes.

Results declared in the state were collated in 26 out of the 27 local government areas. The returning officer said that the results of the Njaba LGA were not collated because of violence.


Obi won the presidential election in Delta with a wide margin. The Collation Officer, Professor Owunari Georgewill, said Obi polled 341,866 while his PDP’s Atiku polled 161,600. The APC took third position having scored 90,183 votes.

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LP won in 18 local government areas including Isoko North, Isoko South, Warri South, Udu, Ughelli North, Uvwie, Okpe, Ndokwa West, Oshimili South, Sapele and Ndokwa East LGA’s.

Others are Ukwuani, Aniocha South, Ethiope East, Oshimili North, Ethiope West, Aniocha North and Ika South LGA’s.

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