Collation And Announcement Of Election Results Continue 11am Today


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ended the collation of results for the 2023 presidential election at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, few minutes past 10p.m., yesterday, to resume 11am today, Tuesday.

The INEC National Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, adjourned to collation officers in the remaining states do their jobs.

He had said the collation centre will be open all day and all night with short breaks.

The collation of presidential election results will be done at four levels. First at the 8,889 wards, then at the 774 local government areas, then collation officers of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory will submit the votes in Abuja.

Collation And Announcement Of Election Results Continue 11am Today

Meanwhile, results have been released for about 11 states with APC, LP and NNPP sharing wins.

In Kwara, for instance, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 263,572 votes followed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 136,909 votes.

Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) polled 31,166 votes while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) polled 3,141 votes.

Osun: APC polled 343,945, LP 23,283, NNPP 713, and PDP 354,366. Ondo, the APC, 369,924; LP, 44,405; NNPP, 930; PDP 115,463. Atiku won Gombe and Yobe; Obi won Enugu, Tinubu took Ogun.