ANAMBRA: INEC officer runs off with 42 result sheets

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A Supervisory Presiding Officer in the ongoing gubernatorial election in Anambra ran away with 42 result sheets on Sunday.

Dr. Gabriel Odor, Collation Officer of Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra, stated this at the head office  INEC in Awka during the final collation of results on Sunday.

Odor said because of the development, elections could not hold in the affected areas.

Prof Chukwuma Soludo, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APGA), won in Idemili South.

He polled a total of 2,312 votes to defeat Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 2,016 votes and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who secured 1,039 votes.

The National Daily reported Soludo took the early lead in the result tallies collated in the morning.