The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that supplementary election will be conducted in Ihiala local government area of Anambra state on the 9th of November
Recall that Anambra governorship election was declared inconclusive by INEC after election failed to hold in Ihiala local government area of the state
Out of 2I local governments in the state, election was conducted in 20 LGAs with Soludo, the candidate of All Grand Alliance taking a massive lead
However, announcing the supplementary election in Ihiala, Solo Chukwulobelu, secretary to Anambra State Government has assured the people of Ihiala that adequate security will be provided for the election and that they should come out en mass and vote for the candidate of their choice
See full statement below
Public Service Announcement For Ndi Ihiala
This is to inform the public, particularly residents and voters in Ihiala local government area of Anambra state that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Tuesday, 9th November, 2021 as the date for the 2021 Anambra Gubernatorial supplementary election for Ihiala local government area only.
Anambra state government working with relevant security agencies hereby assure Ndi Ihiala that adequate security arrangements have been made to protect life and property during the election.
All are encouraged to come out and vote for the candidate of their choice.
As Ndi Ihiala may have observed, elections were successfully and peacefully held in the other 20 local government areas of Anambra state and INEC has duly announced the results.
No incidence of violence or voter molestation was recorded in the Anambra gubernatorial election which held on Saturday, 6th November, 2021.
As a reminder, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had previously cancelled the sit-at-home order earlier announced and encouraged Ndi Anambra to come out and vote.
Anambra will continue to remain the light of the nation.
Professor Solo Chukwulobelu
Secretary to Anambra State Government
Monday, 8th November, 2021