Election Result: Returning Officer Fails To Declare Winner
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

The State Collation Officer of Ebonyi State, Professor Chukwuemeka Eze announced that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) cancelled 54,668 votes due to card readers related issues.

This was said by Eze, who is also the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, while giving a breakdown of the election results at the INEC National Collation Centre in Abuja.

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According to him, “a total number of 1,392,931 were registered voters; 391,747 voters were accredited; 379,394 votes were cast and a total of 359,131 were recorded as valid votes, while 20,263 were rejected in the 13 LGA of the state”.

Eze further said that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) garnered 258, 575 votes, the All Progressives Party (APC) scored 90, 726 votes while the Africa Action Congress (AAC) scored 205 votes, The Nation reports.