INEC: Presidential Poll Results to Be Collated At International Conference Centre In Abuja
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on January 6, 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, announced that the February 25 presidential election results would be collated at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja.
INEC also named its chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, as the chief electoral officer for the presidential election.
In a statement by National Commissioner in charge of Publicity and Chairman, Voter Education, Festus Okoye, the commission said after a meeting of the situation room, it was resolved that the International Conference Centre would serve as the venue for the exercise.
Okoye said the commission has established two committees for this purpose. First, is the Collation Secretariat, where presidential results from the states will be collated and headed by the chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
He added that the second is the Situation Room and Collation Centre Committee, which shall be responsible for the preparation of the venue, seating arrangement, utilities and services, security, the accreditation of party agents, as well as the national and international observers, media, etc.