LP, PDP battle for Enugu


THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) have both won four local government areas out of eight LGAs announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State.

According to the  results announced so far by INEC, PDP won Aninri, Udi, Ezeagu and Uzo-Uwani LGAs while LP won Oji-River, Igboeze North, Igbo Etiti and Isi-uzo.

In Aninri LGA, PDP won with 6520 votes while Labour Party scored 3431 votes.

In Udi the PDP polled 13,633 against Labour Party’s 10,109.

Labour Party scored over 12,518 to win Isi-uzo while PDP polled 6,381 votes.

Labour Party also won in Igbo Etiti with 11,941 votes while PDP trailed with 8959 votes.

In total, Labour Party is slightly leading with 66,907 against PDP’s 66,471.

Announcement of results at the Enugu INEC office has been suspended till 3:00 pm as officials have gone for break to return later,with nine LGA’s to go.


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