BREAKING: Unlike APC, PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo Congratulates Charles Soludo—The Genius Media Nigeria reports that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded Anambra Governorship Election, Valentine Ozigbo, on Wednesday, conceded defeat and congratulated the winner and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chukwuma Soludo.
Recall, Soludo, 61, won with 112,229 votes beating Ozigbo, who polled 53,807 votes, and Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress who got 43,285 votes. Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party polled 21,261 votes came fourth.
Ozigbo, in a statement on Wednesday, said he “just called Professor Chukwuma Soludo and congratulated him on being declared the winner of the Anambra State governorship elections, 2021. I wished him well and prayed for his success.”
The statement was titled, ‘PDP’s Valentine Ozigbo congratulates Soludo, delivers a Thank You Message to Ndi Anambra’.
As of the time of filing this report, the APC and YPP candidates have not admitted defeat in the election.
TGM earlier reported that Soludo won 19 of the 21 local governments while Ozigbo and Ubah won one each.