Benue: Markudi collation centre set to announce election results

Temitope Mustapha, Benue

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Makurdi Collaboration Center awaiting arrival of governorship and House of Assembly results from local government areas.

All is set for the presentation and announcement of results of March 9th governorship and House of Assembly Elections in Benue State as election results are trickling into the Makurdi Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Headquarters.

The Collation Centre at the INEC office in Makurdi was opened around 8am and within fifteen minutes the hall was filled with Journalists and other stakeholders.

As at the time of filing this report about seven local government results were available for presentation even when the presentation and announcement of results have not began.

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Benue State, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, earlier held meeting with some local government collation officers and said results must be verified before taken for presentation.