In Jonathan’s Ward, Election Act Disregarded As Result Was Not Announced

A very important provision of the Electoral Act 2010 As ammended was contravened in the Otuoke Ward where Presidemt Goodluck Jonathan and his family voted on Saturday, 28th March, 2015. learnt that after the conclusion of the election in the President’s ward, the result was not announced contrary to the provision of the Electoral Act that election result must be announced at the polling unit and pasted there for members of the public to see.

After the conclusion of voting, the electoral officer insisted that the ballot will be counted the following day.

When reporters came on Sunday, 29th March, 2015, for the ballot to be counted, they were told that theballot boxes have been sent to Yenagoa.

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