Anambra election latest: Voters’ turnout impressive

Anambra election latest: Voters’ turnout impressive

The Anambra governorship election has witnessed impressive turnout of voters at most of the polling units, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

NAN correspondents who monitored the exercise on Saturday in the three senatorial zones of the state report that voters were seen in most of the polling units visited as early as 7.30a.m, waiting to be attended to by the electoral officials.

NAN further reports that security officials were present in all the polling units visited.

At Aguleri in Anambra East Local Government Area, the country home of incumbent Governor Willie Obiano, the governor said he was impressed by the massive turnout of voters.

The APC governorship candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye, also told newsmen that the turnout was high and impressive.

In Oyi, Orumba North and South, Awka South local government areas as well as Onitsha, NAN correspondents report that the turnout was high in the polling units visited.

However, the turnout in parts of Orumba north and south was poor because of late arrival of materials and officials of INEC.

At Aroma Junction, Agu Oka Polling Unit 004 in Awka South Local Government Area, a Local Election Observer, Mr. David Anyamele, described the exercise as peaceful and smooth.

Anyamele, a member of Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, told NAN that he was impressed by the turnout of voters in most of the polling units he visited.

NAN