Nwoye concedes defeat

OrderPaperToday– A member of the House of Representatives, Tony Nwoye who contested the Anambra governorship election has admitted defeat.

 

Nwoye ran under the All Progressives Congress (APC) but was defeated by the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Willie Obiano during the elections on 18th November.

As announced by the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) on 19th of November, Nwoye came second with a total of 98,752 votes, while Obiano polled 234,071 votes.

However, on Monday, Nwoye on his twitter account, @Tony_Nwoye stated that he would not challenge the result.

He said: “President @MBuhari is a very good leader, honest and reliable. He supervised a credible election in @Anambrastate_ng and a Winner has emerged.

“I have no plans of challenging it in court. I will only congratulate Governor @WillieMObiano

Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), rejected the election results, describing it as a “political aberration”.

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