Buhari has no anointed candidate -Shettima — Anambra APC primary

Nwoye, who represents Anambra East and Anambra West Constituency in the National Assembly, polled 2,146 votes to defeat his closest rival, Senator Andy Uba, who scored 931 votes in the party's primary conducted on Saturday.

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, who announced the result, said the election was the easiest and smoothest he had ever witnessed.

Accreditation of delegates will hold at the Alex Ekwueme square, while the primaries will be held at the Dora Akunyuli Women Development Centre.

Total number of delegates accredited for the election was 4,458, total votes cast 4333, while 4302 were adjudged valid.

The election was reportedly very transparent and peaceful.

He said, "We are irrevocably committed to the conduct a free and fair primary".

He said, "We have been inundated with statements that certain candidates in the space of a few hours from the commencement of the primaries have been endorsed as the candidate of the APC for November 18 elections".

He pledged to lead the party to victory.

"I congratulate Dr. Nwoye for the overwhelming mandate".

He studied Medicine at the University of Nigeria at Nsukka (UNN) and at the Ebonyi State University at Abakaliki.

A delegate from Orumba North Local Government Area raised alarm at the venue that names of authentic delegates from seven wards in Orumba were fraudulently changed.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of Joint Security Agencies in the state and the state Police Commissioner, Mr. Garba Baba Umar, has told the aspirants that the joint security team would not hesitate to deal with anybody that tries to cause trouble during the primary election.

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