Former Anambra senator, Andy Uba has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for the 2021 governorship election in Anambra state, South East, Nigeria.

Chairman of the APC primary election committee and governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun announced the result of the primary at Golden Tulip hotel, Anambra state.

Abiodun noted that the total vote cast was 348,490.

He said Uba scored 230,201 votes to beat other aspirants to emerge as the APC flagbearer for the November 6 governorship election.

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He said other aspirants polled: Johnbosco Onunkwo (28,746), Chidozie Nwankwo (21, 281), George Moghalu (18,596), Paul Orajiaka (4, 348), Geoff Onyejeagbu (3, 414), Azuka Okwuosa (17,189) Nwokafor Daniel (3,335), Ikoobasi Mokelu (3,727), Kwebuike Ifeanyi (1,466), Godwin Okonkwo ( 5,907), Ben Etiaba (4,244), Edozie Madu (3,636) and Maxwell Okoye (2,540).

The election committee said they adopted the open ballot mode better known as direct primary.

Similarly, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has emerged as the candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) while former CBN Governor, Charles Soludo also emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).