Ex-CBN Governor, Charles Soludo Emerged as Winner.

Two days after they held the general election in Anambra state, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo emerged as the Winner. The returning officer of INEC, Prof. Florence Obi, made the announcement in the early hours of Wednesday.
 
Soludo, who was the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria from 2004 to 2009, had his victory delayed because of the supplementary elections that were held in Ihiala local government area of Anambra state. They held this supplementary election on Tuesday, 9th of November 2021 because of the security threat INEC officials and voters faced while preparing for the elections on Saturday the 6th.
 
Sixty-one-year-old Soludo of All Progressive Grand Alliance won with 112,229 votes beating Valentine Ozigbo of the People’s Democratic Party, who polled 53,807 votes, and Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress who got 43,285 votes. Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party who polled 21,261 votes came fourth.
 
In his acceptance speech, Soludo said, “Let me say with utmost humility and gratitude to God, I accept the results of the 2021 Anambra Governorship Election as declared by INEC. And this reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God and an overwhelming sacred mandate of the people. This is a divine journey whose time has come.”

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