By Bologi M. Maikudi
Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has emerged winner of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State.
The Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Zana Akpagu, made this declaration at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Awka on Sunday at the end of the collation of results from the 21 local government areas of the state.
Obiano, who was running for a second term in office, polled 234,071 votes to beat Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress, who came second with 98,752 votes.
The PDP governorship candidate Oseloka Obaze, came third with 70,293 votes.
In a victory statement, Obiano has thanked his supporters, saying the success belonged to all Anambra people.