All Progressives Congress, APC candidate, Anthony Ani, has been announced the winner of Saturday’s Ebonyi South Senatorial bye-election in the state.
Gatekeepers News reports that the Returning Officer for the Ebonyi South Senatorial election, Eze Uchechukwu, disclosed this on Sunday in Afikpo Local Government Area of the state.
Ani won with 46,270 votes, defeating his closest rival, Ifeanyi Eleje of APGA who garnered 3,513.
Silas Onu of the PDP polled 2,783 votes and Linus Okorie of the LP scored 2,710 votes in the election.
According to Mr Eze, Mr Ani, having been certified by the law, is declared the winner and is returned elected.
The returning officer earlier announced that total votes of 56,363 were cast, while rejected votes were 695.