The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), on Thursday, announced the results of the February 23, 2022 Local Government Elections.
It declared the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winners of all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the state.
Announcing the results at the ENSIEC Headquarters in Enugu, the Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Mike Ajogwu disclosed that the candidates of the PDP scored the highest number of votes cast in all the elective positions contested.
Dr. Ajogwu added that the PDP Chairmanship candidates garnered more than one-quarter of the votes cast at the election in each of at least two-thirds of all the wards in their respective council areas.
He stated that the elections were largely peaceful and transparent, and were conducted in accordance with the Local Government Law of Enugu State.
Issuing certificates of return to the elected Chairmen, the ENSIEC chairman revealed that the certificates of return of the 260 councillors-elect will be issued to them in their various LGAs.
Announcing the result of Nsukka LGA, the ENSIEC Chairman said that the chairmanship candidate of the PDP, Walter Ozioko scored 163,240 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Ngozi Ugwu of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), who scored 55 votes, and declared Ozioko of PDP as duly elected
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