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INEC urges Nigerians to disregard social media results on Kogi polls

23 November 2015, 07:00

Lokoja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard the Kogi State governorship election results posted on the social media.

INEC said it is the only constitutionally-mandated body to declare or announce such results, dissociating itself from the authors.

In a tweet  on its Twitter handle, @inecnigeria,  the commission described the results as grossly inaccurate and should be disregarded.

“INEC wishes to state that results of Kogi Governorship election being posted on Social Media are inaccurate and should be disregarded”, INEC tweeted.

It said official results will subsequently be announced and the winner of the election declared by its returning officer.

- News 24


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