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Inec suspends collation and declaration of Anambra election result

INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Florence Obi declared that collation of election and announcement of results from Anambra state elections have been suspended.


According to reports, people waited till around 12.15am on Monday November 8th for the results to be called out when Professor Florence Obi made the announcement, she stated that results will be announced only after a supplementary election has been conducted in Ihala local government which is the only local government where people have not voted.

She said: “The outstanding results are for Ihiala Local Government Area where for various reasons, the commission could not deploy materials yesterday (Saturday).Consequently, based on Constitutional considerations and provisions of the Electoral Act, as well as revised regulations and guidelines for the conduct of election issued by the commission, a supplementary election is indicated for Ihiala Local Government Area.”

Charles Soludo of APGA won from the other 18 local governments where people voted and people will vote in Ihala local government Anambra on Tuesday 9th 2021.