Anambra Election: Voters trade vote for cash


•Obiano in early lead
•Soldiers arrest seven thugs

By Kingsley Omonobi, Vincent Ujumadu, Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Dennis Agbo and Enyim Enyim

The governorship election in Anambra State passed off yesterday with minimal violence albeit multiple reports of voters trading their votes for cash as the major political parties sought to best one another for control of the commercial and industrial epicentre of Nigeria’s South-east.

Voters being screened at Aguleri, during the Governorship Election on Saturday

The ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, was, last night, said to be doing well in early results in the face of strong but a divided opposition mounted by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as early returns showed the party to be acquitting itself across the state. The PDP was also faced with internal strife upon accounts of internal…

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