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Gov Election 2023: EU to present interim report Monday

The 2023 Governorship and State House Assembly Elections is said to be observed by European Union (EU) and the Union is expected to make a preliminary statement on it's observation of the Elections.

Barry Andrews, the chief observer of the European Union(EU), in a press interview made the Union's mission known to journalists on Saturday.

The mission of the Union have been on ground since January,2023 and their officials have been deployed across the states. 

Andrews further stated that his report on the Presidential, Governorship and Assembly Elections would be made available on within three months after the elections.

The Chief Observer visited several polling units; Kalada OP (017), Barking (006), Aunty Alice secondary School polling units and others in Karu Local Government Area in Nasarawa State.

He observed that the Election was peaceful and the technology deployed was fully functional, but the turn out was low.

Andrews further stated that the union are here on the invitation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to carry out assessment of the election process.

He said that the election will be assessed based on the criteria that is internationally accepted and based on international conventions and also on Nigeria's commitments within its own legislation.

When asked if Nigerians should expect anything new from its report on Monday, he noted, “The report will refer to the activities of today and the collation process, the uploading of the results to the IReV platform. I hope you would not be disappointed. It will be honest, and it will be robust.”

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