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INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega on Sunday stated that the final results of the presidential polls held across the country Saturday and Sunday will be declared today (Monday).

Jega, while giving an update of the polls in Abuja, said that as of Sunday evening, results of the elections had only been completely collated in two states, one of which was Ekiti.

He said, “Some people assume that when I said 48 hours (for the release of the results), it starts from the morning the elections commenced. It is 48 hours after elections have ended, like yesterday (Saturday).

The INEC chief expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the polls, which he said held in a substantial number of polling units across the country, including the troubled North-East zone where internally displaced persons voted in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states.

He said that out of more than 150,000 card readers used for the conduct of the polls, only 300 failed, representing about 0.25 per cent of the total number of machines, adding, that manual accreditation was done in some polling units in Osun, Kebbi, Ekiti, Adamawa, Borno, Jigawa, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and Ebonyi states.”

Jega said the elections were extended and concluded on Sunday in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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  1. Don Lucassi

    March 30, 2015 at 7:22 am

    Im satisfied with the conduct of the election. I’m sure by the next time we use a PVC in an election, things will be a lot better. Of course there is room for improvement

  2. damizzle!!

    March 30, 2015 at 8:25 am

    Im not satisfied with the way it was conducted in port harcourt o…….prof jegs abeg do somthing..

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