INEC concludes collation of governorship election results in Abia, Enugu
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after review of the March 18 governorship election in Nigeria, announced the resumption of collation of results of the governorship election in Abia and Enugu states which were suspended following controversies.
INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee,
Festus Okoye, in a statement on Wednesday declared: “The Commission has concluded the review. Consequently, the collation of results for the Governorship election in both Abia and Enugu States will continue on 22nd March 2023.
“The Commission appreciates the patience and understanding of the people of both states as we conclude the collation processes.”
Okoye recalled that the Commission met on Monday 20th March 2023 and reviewed the conduct of the Governorship and State Assembly elections held nationwide on Saturday 18th March 2023.
He said that arising from the meeting, the Commission took the decision to suspend further collation of the Governorship election results in some parts of Abia and Enugu States in order to carry out a review of the collation processes in both States.