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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Enugu state.

The State Collation Officer, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, who announced the result in Enugu on Monday, said that the party won in the 17 local government areas, LGAs, of the state.

He said that PDP scored 355,553 votes against 54,423 votes polled by the All Progressives Congress in the state.

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Mr Ahaneku, who is the Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, said that the results were carefully collated.

He said that the state had 1,944,016 registered voters, adding that 452,765 voters were accredited for the election.

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He said that there were 421,014 valid votes, while 30,049 votes were declared invalid.

Mr Ahaneku said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had some issues in three polling units within two wards in Enugu East LGA.

He said that while some result sheets were misplaced in the area, voters were not accredited with card readers.

He thanked the people “for being patient and sacrificing to see that we are diligent and meticulous in the entire exercise.’’


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