BREAKING: Heavy Protest breaks out in Nnewi over Result Sheet
POLITICS DIGEST- Voters are protesting the alleged unavailability of original result sheets in Polling Unit 002, Enem Hall, Otolo Ward 2 in Nnewi North Local Government Area.
Eyewitness reports reveal that the original result sheets were not brought by electoral officials.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, Chima Christian, said: “We have refused the commencement of accreditation/voting because the INEC officials did not come with original result sheet.
“Until we sight the election result sheet, voting will not commence.
“Those preparing to write election results in their hotel rooms will meet their waterloo today,” he said.
A total of 18 candidates from 18 political parties are vying for 2,525,471 million votes in a bid to get the mandate of the Anambra people to become the state’s next governor.
So far, there have been several complaints of failing voting machines across several LGAs in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has however extended voting time to 4pm.