Anambra Poll

President Buhari has accepted APC defeat in Anambra Poll, congratulated Winner, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo of APGA.

 

 

Newsonline reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) over his emergence as the winner in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Anambra State.

 

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This online newspaper understands that the candidate of the APC, the President’s party, Andy Ubah could not secure the required amount of votes to clinch the highly contested seat.

 

A statement signed by Femi Adesina on Wednesday read; “The President praises the security agencies for their determination to ensure that the election went on as smoothly as possible, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conclusion of the exercise  despite the initial challenges encountered.”

 

 

“President Buhari enjoins Prof. Soludo, member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Committee, to rally other stakeholders to tackle the enormous challenges confronting the State and the Southeast in general.”

 

“The President looks forward to working with the incoming governor for the  peace, security and development of not only Anambra State, but the entire country.”