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Ondo By-Election: INEC Explains Why Election Was ‘Inconclusive’

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Ondo State, Akin Orebiyi, on Monday explained that declaring an election inconclusive is not an indication of an insurmountable problem.

Appearing as a guest of Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, he revealed that the commission’s declaration of Ondo State’s Ilaje Ese-Odo Federal Constituency by-election inconclusive simply meant they could not declare a winner yet.

He said that this was so because "from the result so far, the margin of votes between the leading candidate and the next candidate is smaller than...


Published By: Channels TV - Monday, 14 April, 2014

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