The election conducted at Prof. Dora Akunyili Woman Development center saw 12 aspirants fiercely battle for the party’s ticket.
The Chairman, APC Committee on Anambra governorship primary election, Alhaji Shettima, the chairman APC governors forum who presided the event ensured transparency of the process, with over 4000 votes cast from 12persons from each ward throughout the 21 local governments in the state which began with Aguata and ended with Uyi LGA,
Delegates who cast their ballots into the 12 boxes assembled for votes collection where accredited at the Alex Ekwueme square and driven down to the election venue where the tension was a high note.
During a mini press briefing with one of the aspirants, Sen. Andy Uba representing Anambra south at the National Assembly expressed satisfaction on the process, assuring the media that he was ready to work whoever prior to the announcement of the victor.
Sorting of the votes cast which observed absence of agents of two aspirants included unboxing of the ballot containers and spreading of ballot papers to respective aspirants’ agents thumbed.
At the count which saw the votes scrambled by just 5 of the 12 aspirants, Dr Tony and Sen Andy Ubah who are members of the National assembly became major contenders until the count of the 7th ballot box where margin between both parties reaching 500 votes favoring the lower chamber aspirant.
Tony Nwoye has been declared winner finally!