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Election Shocker: Bauchi Presidential Result Sheets Discovered in Anambra

Staffs and major stakeholders including stalwarts of political parties on Friday at the Anambra State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were stunned upon the discovery of the INEC Result sheet Form EC8As for the Presidential election meant for use in Bauchi state in the general elections.

The commission’s Head of Operation in the state, Elder Ata Ewa who confirmed the mix up to newsmen stated that they have alerted the INEC headquarters in Abuja over the discovery.

INEC officials who were sorting out the sensitive electoral materials, distributing them to the various 21 local governments in the state were shocked in the early hours of Friday when they discovered in one of the sealed packs that some Form EC 8A Results sheets for Presidential election in Bauchi state were contained in the packs, also, containing some result sheets for election in the state.

The INEC staff there adopted careful checking of the various packs and discovered further that there were mixed up of different results sheets meant for the polls in different local government areas in the state.

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