Collation, Announcement of Results in River Governorship Election to Resume in April- INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says collation and announcement of results in the Rivers Governorship election will take place between 2nd and 5th April, 2019 while supplementary elections will take place on April 13 where necessary.
It would be recalled that Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday had refused to stop the collation of results of Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on March 9, 2019.
INEC had last week following the report of its fact finding committee on Rivers election fixed Wednesday, March 20, for the resumption of collation, conclusion and announcement of the remaining results in the election.
Announcing the resumption of collation of the results, the electoral body, disclosed that it had in its custody results from 17 local governments areas.
The Commission had suspended the electoral process after some military personnel and armed men invaded it’s collation center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.