The 2023 presidential general election in Nigeria came up yesterday at various polling units across the country where eligible voters exercised their political franchise to elect those who are expected to be in power for the next four years.
The voting process as held yesterday was a hitch free, fair and credible one across the country only for some few reported places where the process was interrupted before the reinforcement of the security agencies which resulted to the postponement to today Sunday 26th of February.
However, there has been collation of results since yesterday at the local government level to the State level before INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakub today declared the National Collation Centre opened in Abuja, as he set the ground rules for the proceedings.
According to report as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) via their verified Twitter handle, it was confirmed that Ekiti State moment ago became the first to officially submit the Presidential Election result to the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakub at the National Collation Centre and there was no objection from all party agents present.
The result submitted as reported by NTA and AIT are seen below:
APC - 201,494
LP - 11,397
PDP - 89,554
NNPP - 264.
Photo Credit: Twitter
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