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INEC suspends collation in Imo over disappearance of results sheets

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the collation of results in Nkwerre/ Nwangele/ Njaba/ Isu Federal Constituency of Imo State.

This comes after the disappearance of the results sheets and results of the election for the Njaba Local Government Area.

INEC said that the results of the three LGAs collated indicated that the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Ugonna Ozurigbo scored 16, 846 votes while Harrison Nwadike of the All Progressives Congress got 6, 784 votes.

The Labour Party candidate polled 6, 609 votes to be trailing on a third position.

The returning officer for the election, Roseline Ogechukwu, who suspended the election said that she could not return any candidate with the results of the four LGAs not yet fully collated.

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She said all matters relating to the election be transferred to the INEC Headquarters in Owerri, the state capital.

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