Nigeria: Ekiti State Election Was Successful – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.

INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr OluwoleOsaze -Uzzi, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.

He said while the deployment of logistics went as planned, over 92 per cent of the polling units commenced on schedule. He commended the contributions of all stakeholders to the success of the elections.

Osaze-Uzzi said that the INEC would improve on its success in the future elections, especially Osun governorship poll, impending by-elections and the 2019 general elections.

“We have Osun governorship election and by-elections to conduct in Kastina, Bauchi and Cross River. “We will look at where our card readers had issues and how to further improve on election.

“By the time we get to 2019 general elections, I believe we will have successful elections across the country.“We are certainly going to look at the experienced challenges and build on our success for 2019.”

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