INEC Mistakenly Sends Result Sheets For Bauchi State To Anambra

INEC Mistakenly Sends Result Sheets For Bauchi State To Anambra

By The Trent on March 28, 2015
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, Muhammadu Buhari, Election
Professor Attahiru Jega, former INEC Chairman

Shock engulfed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff and other stakeholders, including stalwarts of political parties yesterday at the commission’s Anambra state headquarters, Awka, following the discovery of the INEC Result sheet Form EC8As forPresidential election meant for use in Bauchi State in the general elections.

The commission’s Head of Operation in the state, Elder Ata Ewa who confirmed the mixed up, however, stated that they have alerted the INEC headquarters in Abuja over the discovery.

INEC officials who were sorting out the sensitive electoral materials, distributing them to the various 21 local governments in the state were shocked in the early hours of yesterday when they discovered in one of the sealed packs that some Form EC 8A Results sheets for Presidential election in Buachi state were contained in the packs, also, containing some result sheets for election in the state.

The INEC staff there adopted careful checking of the various packs and discovered further that there were mixed up of different results sheets meant for the polls in different local government areas in the state.


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