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Electricity woes mar vote counting in Osun

2015-03-29 10:30
Nigeria elections

Abuja - The collation of election results was marred on Saturday night when officials were forced to use light from their cellphones to count results, PUNCH reports.

Electricity supply to a polling station located at Salvation Army Middle School in Osogbo, Osun State is said to have stopped at approximately 11:30 pm, when collation was taking place.

Also read: Suspected PDP hoodlums snatch ballot boxes

Adhoc staff from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) also complained that they were not being looked after, saying they had not eaten since the morning on Saturday.

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