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Tight Race In Enugu Between LP And PDP As 8 LGA Results Emerge


Tight Race In Enugu Between LP And PDP As 8 LGA Results Emerge

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) are in a neck-to-neck race for the Enugu State governorship seat.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced that the two leading candidates, Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party and Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party (LP) are leading in four local government areas each so far announced.

Their main challengers Uche Nnaji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Frank Nweke Jnr of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) are yet to win any local government.

The PDP won Aninri, Ezeagu, Uzo-Uwani and Udi local government areas while the Labour Party took Igbo-Etiti, Igboeze North, Isi-Uzo and Oji River LGAs.

There are 17 local government areas in Enugu State and results from the remaining nine LGAs are being awaited.

Below are the results so far collated:

1. Uzo-Uwani LGA

APC: 1019

APGA: 169

LP: 5257

PDP 7299

2. Udi LGA

APC: 1648

APGA: 1724

LP: 10109

PDP: 13633

3. Igboeze North LGA

APC: 541

APGA: 250

LP: 9955

PDP: 8738

4. Oji River LGA

APC: 1060

APGA: 246

LP: 7747

PDP: 7365

5. Ezeagu LGA

APC: 963

APGA: 300

LP: 5949

PDP: 7576

6. Aninri LGA

APC: 906

APGA: 498

LP: 3431

PDP: 6520

7. Igbo-Etiti LGA

APC: 939

APGA: 1259

LP: 11941

PDP: 8959

8. Isi-Uzo LGA

APC: 231

APGA: 42

LP: 12518

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PDP: 6381