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INEC declares Abia South NASS election inconclusive



The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Saturday’s National Assembly elections in Abia South inconclusive.

The Returning Officer for Abia South National Assembly elections, Prof. Georgina Ugwuanyi, announced this on Tuesday, while addressing the party agents at the collation centre in Aba.

Ugwuanyi said that there was a substantial number of polling units, totalling 108 which had issues requiring a rescheduled election.

She, however, announced the available result of the elections without declaring the winners.

According to her, the results of the elections showed that Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe of APGA scored 49,693.

She further announced that LP’s Chinedu Onyeizu scored 43,903, while Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu scored 28,422 votes.

For Aba South and North Federal Constituency, she said that the LP’s Emeka Nnamani polled 35,502.

She said that Alex Ikwecheghi of APGA polled 22,465 votes, while the incumbent Rep. Chimaobi Ebisike of PDP scored 13,388 votes.

Ijendu Iheaka

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