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APC To Challenge APGA’s Victory at Tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would go to court to challenge the conduct of last weekend's supplementary election that gave the All Progressive Grand Alliance candidate, Chief Willie Obiano victory in the  Anambra governorship election.
 
With the result of last Saturday's supplementary election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared  Obiano winner of the governorship contest having polled a total of 180, 178 votes to PDP's Tony Nwoye who came second with 97,200 votes. APC's Senator Chris Ngige came third with 95,963 votes and LP's Ifeanyi Ubah who polled 37, 495 votes.
 
 
  APC's interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Muhammed told THISDAY Sunday in a telephone interview that the party will go to court to cancel the supplementary election, describing it an illegality.
 
 
"This election is an illegality. Under the Electoral Act as amended there is no provision for a supplementary election and we are going to  challenge it in court, " he said.

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