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Anambra election: Why Obiano defeated APC – Okorocha


Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has revealed why the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost the Anambra governorship election.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Prof. Zana Akpagu, the VC of University of Calabar (UNICAL), had declared Obiano winner having polled 234,071 votes.

On Tuesday, Okorocha told leaders of the Democratic Youths Congress for Buhari 2019, at the Government House in Owerri, that rancour within the APC caused its defeat on November 18.

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“People should not use the Anambra election result to judge the support of Buhari. It does not reflect the support”, he said

“Even the government and people of Anambra support President Buhari.

“What happened was that internal disagreement among the leaders in APC in Anambra cost APC the election.”

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the outcome of the exercise.