The Independent National Election Commission (INEC) has said that the collation of results of the ongoing gubernatorial election in Nigeria’s southwestern state of Lagos will start on Sunday (today).
He mainland televisiona private television channel based in the city, reported that at exactly 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje, announced to journalists that the comparison of results would begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday (today).
Mr. Agbaje addressed reporters at the Lagos Matching Center inside the INEC office in the Yaba area of the state.
This is how the Resident Election Commissioner in neighboring Ogun state, Niyi Ijalaye, also announced the postponement of the collection of results in the state until 9am on Sunday.
According to Agbaje, election officials from the state’s 20 local government areas had not yet returned to the state collection center with collated results.
Previously, PREMIUM TIMES had reported on the postponement of gubernatorial and state assembly elections in the exclusive Victoria Garden City area of the state.
INEC He said the decision affected 10 polling stations located in the community. The Resident Election Commissioner, Mr. Agbaje, said this while he was speaking to reporters on Saturday at the farm.
According to Mr. Agbaje, the corps members deployed as ad hoc staff on Saturday were unwilling to enter VGC property, as they claimed they were taken hostage during the February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections.
In Ogun, the Resident Election Commissioner, Mr Ijalaye, said the postponement of the compilation of the results of the gubernatorial and assembly house elections until Sunday was due to the destruction of materials and attacks on their officials. by thugs.
TV channels reported that the state Police Commissioner, Frank Mba, previously confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with an attempt to disrupt the electoral process.