Supplementary poll: LP's Ogene unseats PDP Onyema

Supplementary poll: LP’s Ogene unseats PDP Onyema

The Candidate of Labour Party (LP) for Ogbaru Federal Constituency Election, Hon Afam Victor Ogene, has been declared winner of the Ogbaru Federal Federal House of Representatives of Anambra State

Ogene unseat the incumbent House of Rep member of the constituency, Hon Chukwuma Onyema of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who is a third term member  in the Green Chamber.

Announcing the results at Atani the Headquarters of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Returning Officer, Professor Kingsley Ubaorji of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, said Hon Afam Ogene of Labour Party polled 10,851 votes of the total votes cast, followed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon Chukwuma Wilfred Onyema who polled 10,619 votes,

According to Federal Constituency Returning Officer, Hon Arinze John Awogu of APGA came third with  10,155 votes.

Other Candidates scored as follows: Hon Mrs Nkechi Ismade of APC scored 303 votes, Nwachukwu Victor of  ADC scored 39 votes, Obunne Celestine of NNPP scored 124 votes while Nwadialor C of SDP scored 27. 

“That Hon Afam Ogene of the Labour Party, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes cast is declared winner of the election,” the Returning Officer announced.

Earlier, the PDP led with over thousand votes in the supplementary election, while APGA came second, followed by LP. 

However, when the result was summed up with the previous February 25th election, the Labour Party Candidate came first followed by PDP Candidate, and APGA as second and third.

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