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INEC Gives Reason For Stopping Collation and Announcement of Results in River State.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Thursday night gave reasons why the collation and announcement of election results in River state was stopped.

The INEC National Commissioner, Mohammed Haruna while speaking in an interview, said that the elections in River state was stopped due to problems that were encountered at the Commission’s office in Portharcourt.

According to Him:

“We issued a statement regarding both Rivers and Bauchi (states). The reason we had to stop the election was essentially that there were problems in our (INEC) headquarters office in PortHarcourt such that we couldn’t continue with the collation.

“So we decided that we will want to continue with the collation after we have met duly with the security services. We have done that, we had a meeting with them on March 19”.

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