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Politics of Sunday, 19 March 2023


Gov Election 2023: INEC uploads 122,275 results on IReV portal

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has uploaded 122,275 election results from the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.

The PUNCH reports that opposition parties and some Nigerians knocked INEC over its failure to upload results immediately on its Result Viewing portal during the presidential election.

Although the commission explained that technical glitches marred result transmission which many critics refused to accept.

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However, days after the February 25 general elections, INEC said that the technical issues have been rectified and assured that election results would be transmitted immediately.

Checks by our correspondent on Sunday at 4 pm showed election results were uploaded in 28 states.

They include

Ogun State, 4,931 results were submitted;

Plateau, 4,860

Zamfara, 2,807

Yobe, 2,644

Taraba, 2,506

Sokoto, 3,455

Rivers, 5,388

Oyo, 6,296

Niger, 3,526

Nasarawa, 3,204

Lagos, 11,517

Kwara, 2,537

Kebbi, 3,141

Katsina, 5,777

Kano, 7,835

Kaduna, 7,127

Jigawa, 4,116

Gombe, 2,569

Enugu, 4,003

Ebonyi, 2,673

Delta, 4,798

Cross-River, 2,862

Borno, 3,769

Benue, 4,387

Bauchi, 4,761

Akwa-Ibom, 3,524

Adamawa, 3,805

Abia, 3,457.