Tension as Enugu awaits result of Governoship election


There is anxiety in Enugu as the people await results of the Governoship and House of Assembly elections which held across the state Saturday.

With over 3,321 results uploaded from the various ward, it has remained a close battle between the PDP candidate Barr Peter Mbah and Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party.

There was however, low turnout of voters compared to the Presidential election which recorded an unprecedented voter turnout.

The election in the state was considerably peaceful apart from reports of thuggery in some areas.

Security agents arrested scores of armed thugs in Nsukka and Isi-uzo Local Government Areas just as the candidate of the Labour Party Hon Chijioke Edeoga informed journalists that his supporter was shot.

The conclusion of collation and uploading of result is expected to be rounded off Sunday and results declared.

Both parties have continued to claim victory on social media


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