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LIVE UPDATES: APC, PDP, APGA, YPP, Others Jostle In Anambra Governorship Election

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Residents of Anambra State are expected to come out in their numbers today to vote in the next governor to pilot the affairs of the state for the next four years.

Naija News reports that the major parties jostling for the state’s number one seat include the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressives Party (YPP).

The run-up to the election which has dominated media space like no other promises to be an intriguing affair.

Who amongst Senator Andy Uba, Valentine Ozigbo, Charles Soludo and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah would carry the day?

Stick with NaijaNews as we bring you first-time update on the Anambra governorship election…

Time: 1:06pm

LGA: Ekwusigo

Ward: Ichii

PU: 8, 9

Report: INEC officials arrived late but voting has commenced and is on-going.


Time: 1:28pm

LGA: Idemili South

Ward: Nnobi III

PU: 005, 006 (Awuda Hall)

Report: BVAS is not functioning. Voting is in progress. Party agents are campaigning (PDP, APGA, APC, YPP).


Time: 12:29pm

LGA: Anaocha

Ward: 2

PU: 001-002

Report: BVAS not working properly in PU 001. Only 8 people have ben accredited so far. In PU 002, more than 20 people have been accredited and have voted.


The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing Anambra governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, has cast his vote.

Naija News reports that the APC candidate arrived at the voting centre at 11:18 am in the company of his supporters and party leaders.

Anambra Election: APC's Andy Uba Votes, Expresses Confidence In Winning Poll

Senator Andy Uba

PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo cast his vote around 11:25 am at Polling Unit 5, at the Social Centre in Amaesi Ward of Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra state.

Anambra Election: PDP's Ozigbo Votes, Commends Massive Turnout

Valentine Ozigbo

Vote buying has been reported at Polling Unit 010 in Ward 02, Nkwo Amaenyei market square, Awka South Local Government Area.

The Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Nkem Okeke, has cast his vote at his polling unit, Umueze Awozu, Enugwu-Ukwu Ward 3, polling unit 005.

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano and his wife, Dr. Ebelechukwu Obiano have voted in the ongoing Anambra Guber elections.

As early as 9:25 am, they arrived the Eri Primary School, Otuocha 1, polling unit 004 where there are 1162 number of registered voters

Time: 9:04am

LGA: Oyi

Ward: Umunebo Primary School

PU: 002, 003

Report: party agents are present. No security agents yet. INEC officials arrived at 9:00am. A few voters are present.

Time: 8:52am

LGA: Nnewi North

Ward: Oruagu

PU:009

Report: Election officials are sorting materials and are yet to set up.

Governor Willie Obiano polling unit.

Voting has commenced in polling unit 14, Nwobodo Umuanyonam, Abagana ward ii, Njikoka LGA.

According to electorate, accreditation commenced 20 minutes ago.

At Polling Unit 10, ward 10, Awka South, election officials are on ground waiting for arrival of 8.30am stipulated commencement time while also waiting for eligible voters.

At Polling Unit 24, ward 10, Awka South, polling officials seem to be battling with login details for the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System.

As at 8.39am, polling officials have set up and ready to commence polls at PU 027, ward 06, Awka South.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.