February 13, 2024
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Live Updates: Focus on Adamawa, Kebbi as INEC conducts supplementary polls

 

 

The remaining contests of the 2023 general elections will be decided on April 15.

 

All eyes are on Adamawa and Kebbi for the 2023 supplementary elections
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Governorship elections in Adamawa and Kebbi states that were declared inconclusive in March will be decided today, as well as dozens of seats in the Senate, House of Representatives and State Houses of Assembly.

 

17:37

Collation of results has commenced across the country as many polling units are done with voting for the day.

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16:03

INEC has declared the APC candidate, Diket Pland, the winner of the Plateau Central senatorial district.

15:39

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labour Party (LP) and PDP have called for the cancellation of the Abakaliki North Constituency election, and accused INEC officials of helping the APC rig the contest.

15:32

In a bid to control the crowd at a polling unit in Sokoto, soldiers assaulted multiple voters with horsewhips and stalled voting for a while.

Ibrahim Bomai boosts APC's position in the Senate

Ibrahim Bomai boosts APC’s position in the Senate
15:09

INEC has declared Ibrahim Bomai of the APC the senator-elect for Yobe South.

14:57

There are also reports of vote-buying and voter intimidation in polling units for the Ogbaru Federal Constituency supplementary election in Anambra State.

14:27

A woman in Kebbi State reported that she voted for the “broom party” because she was rewarded with two wrappers, two packs of pasta and ₦3,000.

14:07

A low turnout of voters has been reported in states like Port Harcourt in Rivers State, due to a lack of trust in the electoral process stemming from the conduct of the elections in February and March, but places like Zamfara and Sokoto have reported impressive voter turnouts.

13:49

Voting is still happening across the country, but no new voters will be allowed to join the queue after 2:30 pm.

13:25

A heated disagreement between party agents has disrupted the voting process in Ward 4, Polling Unit 5 of Sogho in the Khana LGA of Rivers State. Due to the commotion, INEC staff reportedly left the scene with voting materials and left voters stranded.

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13:21

Suspected thugs reportedly attacked PU018, Ezinihitte Mbieri, Mbaitoli LGA in Imo State and carted away results of the polling unit.

13:12

Voting and accreditation were temporarily put on hold around 11:49am as officials of INEC awaited the electorate.

Voting briefly halted at Orphanage PU, R/Doruwa B, Sokoto South, Sokoto.

Voting briefly halted at Orphanage PU, R/Doruwa B, Sokoto South, Sokoto.

Voters queueing up at PU009, Malkohi Primary School, Namtari, Yola South LGA, Adamawa.

Voters queueing up at PU009, Malkohi Primary School, Namtari, Yola South LGA, Adamawa.

12:47

Accreditation and voting are underway at polling unit 009, Malkohi Primary School, Namtari, Yola South LGA, Adamawa, but the exercise is a bit disorganised.

13:25

A heated disagreement between party agents has disrupted the voting process in Ward 4, Polling Unit 5 of Sogho in the Khana LGA of Rivers State. Due to the commotion, INEC staff reportedly left the scene with voting materials and left voters stranded.

13:21

Suspected thugs reportedly attacked PU018, Ezinihitte Mbieri, Mbaitoli LGA in Imo State and carted away results of the polling unit.

13:12

Voting and accreditation were temporarily put on hold around 11:49am as officials of INEC awaited the electorate.

 

11:39

The supplementary poll is going on smoothly at Unguwan Barmani 1, Kashini ward, Agwara LGA, Niger state. Accreditation and voting started at 8:30am in this polling unit and security operatives are on standby to maintain peace.

 

Voters at polling units 001 and 004 in Ajiya Ward, Yola North Local Government Area.

Voters at polling units 001 and 004 in Ajiya Ward, Yola North Local Government Area.

12:04

 

Massive turnout of voters at polling units 001 and 004 in Ward, Ajiya Yola North Local Government Area in Adamawa State as the electorate expressed their satisfaction with the conduct of the ongoing exercise. A reasonable number of security personnel were also on ground to control the crowd and maintain orderliness at the polling units.

 

Voters at PU 002 Eke Amiri, Eziama Ikeduru, waiting to cast their votes.

Voters at PU 002 Eke Amiri, Eziama Ikeduru, waiting to cast their votes.

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11:59

 

Accreditation and voting ongoing at PU018, Sangere, Namtari, Yola south LGA, Adamawa, but the process is a bit disorganised.

 

11:11

Hoodlums have disrupted voting at Umuarusi Amandugba Hall in Isu LGA of Imo State. About five thugs reportedly snatched ballot boxes during an invasion around 9 am.

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10:41

One man and one woman have been stabbed in different polling units in Adamawa in the first reports of violence for the day.

10:39

Voting has commenced in many polling units across the country.

10:36

With all the background done, we’ll start updating you with everything going on in all the areas where voters are electing their leaders today.

10:35

The 58 State House of Assembly elections will take place across constituencies in Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Ogun, Taraba and Yobe.

10:34

The 30 House of Representatives elections will take place across constituencies in Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Edo, Imo, Jigawa, Kano, Kebbi, Kogi, Oyo, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba and Zamfara.

10:33

The senatorial districts are Kebbi North (13,243 voters in 23 polling units), Sokoto East (87,138 voters in 169 polling units), Sokoto North (115,266 voters in 185 polling units), Sokoto South (85,022 voters in 156 polling units) and Zamfara Central (47,277 voters in 83 polling units).

10:32

Other supplementary elections today will also determine the winners in the battle for five senatorial seats, 30 House of Representatives seats and 58 State House of Assembly seats.

10:29

94,209 registered voters with PVCs will vote in 142 polling units across 20 LGAs in Kebbi to determine the ultimate winner of the governorship election.

10:29

In Kebbi, the APC’s Nasir Idris finished with 388,258 votes ahead of the PDP’s Aminu Bande with 342,980 votes on March 18.

10:27

For the Adamawa election, 36,935 voters will cast their ballots in 69 polling units across 20 local government areas of the state. To become the governor, and make history, Binani needs to win at least 85% of the votes on the table today.

10:27

After the first round of voting in Adamawa on March 18, Senator Aishatu ‘Binani’ Dahiru of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) is trailing behind the incumbent governor, Ahmadu Fintiri of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmaker scored 390,275 votes, which is 31,249 votes less than Fintiri’s 421,524 votes.

10:26

Supplementary elections are taking place for two governorship elections in Adamawa and Kebbi.

10:25

Welcome to our coverage of the 2023 supplementary elections. We’ll hold your hand through the big highlights of the day as voters go to the polls, again, in a number of polling units.

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