INEC declares national collation of Presidential Election results open

CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has declared the national collation of the 2023 Presidential election result open.

The INEC chief made this declaration on Sunday, February 26 during a press briefing with journalists at the National Collation Centre in Abuja.

Yakubu said that the collation of election results would commence immediately after the scores of each state begins to arrive

“From today the collation centre is hereby, declared open until the final determination of the 2023 presidential election. During the proceeding, there may be an interlude or adjournment this will be announced by the returning officer as the need arises.”




     

     

    “As soon as any of the scores arise the collation will begin. Once the processes begin, the collation centre will be open all day and all night subject only to short breaks as may be announced by the returning officer,” he said.

    “The official results will be shown on several screens here at the collation centre, there are several screens. the screen will project the result presented for collation.

    The INEC boss, however, urged political parties and media organizations to draw their reports and figures from the official pronouncement of INEC.

    “I appeal to all political parties and media organizations to draw their figures only from the official results released by the commission as the only body constitutionally responsible for releasing official election figures.”

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