PDP sweeps Enugu LG polls

Posted by Stanley Nwanosike | 6 November 2017 | 2,232 times

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has swept the 14 chairmanship election results released by the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) in Saturday’s local government election.

The party also swept all ward councillorship positions in 11 Local Government Areas also announced by the commission.

The Chairman of ENSIEC, Dr Mike Ajogwu announced the results at the commission's headquarters in Enugu on Sunday.

Ajogwu, who is also the Chief Returning Officer for the poll, said that the results of three council areas had not been collated because they arrived late.

He noted that the outstanding results are from Enugu North, Awgu and Udi Local Government Areas, adding that the results of six local government areas councilorship had not arrived.

“So far, so good, the election had been credible, free and fair from ENSIEC assessment.

“I want to thank the media, security agencies and Enugu State residents for making it a huge success,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there are 17 LGAs and 261 wards in the state.

Source: News Express

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