The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the resumption of collation of results in some parts of Abia and Enugu states.
This was contained in a statement by the National Commissioner and Chaiman information and cotee education committee, Festus Okoye on Wednesday.
The commission had earlier suspended collation in those areas to review the conduct of the elections held on Saturday 18th march 2023.
“It will be 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”
“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” he said.
Okoye said the commission has ended it’s review and has set 22nd March at 5pm for the resumption of collation in those areas
“The Commission has concluded the review. Consequently, the collation of results for the Governorship election in both Abia and Enugu States will continue today 22nd March 2023”
“The Commission appreciates the patience and understanding of the people of both states as we conclude the collation processes”