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Apathy mars Anambra Central Senatorial election re-run

•ADC candidate faults election 

The Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election was marred yesterday by apathy,  as a large section of the  electorate failed to turn up.

The  candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA),  Chief Victor Umeh blamed it on what he called  opposition propaganda.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did not take part in the rerun.

Many of the electoral officers deployed for the election were  seen sitting idle as a result of the low turnout of  voters.

In Ebeakpu square unit 11, Amawbia ward one, Awka South LGA, Mozie Ngozi blessing, told The Nation that the rerun was a far cry from the November 18 Governorship Election in the state.

The Agulu Lake Migrant School polling unit was desolate.

The scenario was however different at Aguluzoigbo town ward 18, where the APGA candidate, Chief Victor Umeh, voted

A voter who declined to give his name said: “We have to come out to support our son. Even if the turnout is low in other places, it has to be different here.”

The  candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC0 in the  election, Chief Anayo Nweke, said what happened yesterday in Anambra was a charade.



The post Apathy mars Anambra Central Senatorial election re-run appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.

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