Mrs Ugwueze of PDP Wins Enugu by-election

THE Independent Electoral Commission INEC, Sunday declared Mrs Amaka Ugwueze, candidate representing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, winner of Isi-Uzo State Constituency By-Election in Enugu State.

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INEC Collation Officer, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, who declared the results, Ugwueze polled 11,041 votes to defeat her closest rival, Ejiofor Okwor, who represented the of All Progressives Congress – APC. He polled 2,293 votes.

According to the INE official, the rest of the other seven political parties that contested in the by-election scored less than 70 votes each.

Nwachukwu pointed out that the by-election had 13,597 total valid votes and 391 rejected votes, while a total of 13,988 votes were cast.

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