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
2. Udi LGA
3. Igboeze North LGA
4. Oji River LGA
5. Ezeagu LGA
6. Aninri LGA
7. Igbo-Etiti LGA
8. Isi-Uzo LGA