Anambra election: INEC official missing with 41 result sheets

A Supervisory Presiding Officer has reportedly “carted away” 41 results sheets in the ongoing Anambra Governorship election.

The Returning Officer in Idemili South Local Government of Area of the state, Dr Gabriel Othong, made this known while presenting results at the Independent National Electoral Commission office in Awka on Sunday.

He said that the whereabouts of the INEC official was unknown, adding that 41 of the 42 result sheets for 89 polling units were “carted away”.

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Othong, who is from the University of Calabar, Cross River, noted that there was no election in Oba Ward 1, Oba Ward 11 and Akukwu ward all in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra.

He said, “One of the SPOs carted 41 Result Sheets out of the 42 result sheets meant for the 89 polling units in the affected wards.

“Over 40, 000 voters were not able to vote in the affected areas due to the development.”

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