Friday, March 1, 2024

Sorting, Counting Of Votes Begin For Guber And House Of Assembly Polls

Sorting and counting of votes have commenced in different parts of Nigeria for the guber and state assembly elections. Voting ended at exactly 2.30pm at most polling units across the Nation.

Accreditation and voting had commenced in most voting units at 08:30am. According to INEC disclosed stats; Over 87 Million Nigerians registered to Voter. The Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines were deployed and Security officials including policemen were also seen at several polling units.

With February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, the attention has shifted to the states.

18 political parties fielded candidates for the governorship elections slated to hold in 28 out of the 36 states of the Federation while the remaining 8 states (Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Imo, Kogi, Osun and Ondo) are held off-season due to litigations and court judgements.

Notwithstanding, elections for members of state legislature will hold in the 36 states of the Federation.

Thousands of candidates are competing for 993 State Houses of Assembly seats.

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