Tinubu Leads others with thousands of votes, as INEC collation center adjourns to Monday

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Tinubu Leads others with thousands of votes, as INEC collation center adjourns to Monday
Tinubu Leads others with thousands of votes, as INEC collation center adjourns to Monday

The National Collation Centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended to tomorrow Monday, February 27, 2023 by 11:00am.

Recall that the Centre formally opened at about 1:00pm on Sunday evening and went on a break after sitting for less than 30 minutes to reconvene by 6:00pm because there was no any presidential election result from 36 States of the Federation and FCT available.

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The Chief Returning Officer of the Federation, who doubles as the INEC presider, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on resumption at some minutes past 6:00pm on Sunday evening, called the Returning Officer for Ekiti State, Prof. Akeem Lasisi, who was ready with his results, to present same.

Prof. Lasisi presented the following results, among others

APC –201,494

LP –11,397

NNPP – 264

PDP –89,554

Total Vote Cast –314,472

Afterward ,Prof. Yakubu asked whether other Returning Officers from States and FCT were available and in the absence of none, the National Returning Officer suspended till Monday by 11:00pm when it was expected that other results from across the country might have arrived the National Collation Centre in Abuja.

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AFLM reports that as it stands results from 35 States of the Federation and FCT Abuja were being awaited for formal announcement.

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