The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Labour Party, LP, are in a horse race in the Enugu State governorship election held on Saturday.
Both parties have won four local government areas each, according to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The results show that PDP won in Aninri, Udi, Ezeagu, and Uzo-Uwani LGAs while Labour won in Oji-River, Igboeze North, Igbo Etiti and Isi-uzo LGAs.
In Aninri, PDP won with 6520 votes while Labour Party scored 3431 votes. In Udi, the PDP polled 13,633 against Labour’s 10,109. Labour recorded 12,518 votes to win in Isi-uzo while PDP polled 6,381 votes.
Labour also clinched Igbo Etiti with 11,941 votes while PDP trailed with 8959 votes.
The candidate of LP is Barr Chijioke Edeoga while that of PDP is Mr Peter Mba.