Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Delta State Elections Update: REC postpones announcement of final guber poll

 By  Austin Ogwuda
ANXIOUS Deltans were disappointed , Wednesday, following the postponement of final results of the governorship poll in the State after 21 out of 25 local government areas were released.

With the results already released, PDP won 11 local government areas while DPP  got 10 local government areas, remaining 4 local governments to be released.

INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Gabriel Ada announced the postponement before newsmen who had been keeping vigil for the result since Tuesday night .

He asked the journalists to reconvene at the INEC headquarters by 8am tomorrow morning to enable the Commission look into the petitions from DPP over alleged irregularities in Warri local government areas.

Meanwhile, protesters believed to be DPP supporters were dispersed Wednesday night. The protesters who were marching towards the INEC office met a brick wall as stern looking security men sent them back. They were said to be protesting over the outcome of result from the Warri area.

No comments:

Post a Comment