In this post, we shall take a look at the steps taken before the INEC election results are announced and when the election results will be released for the 2023 Nigerian presidential election.
When will INEC Election Results Be Released?
- About 87.2 million people who collected their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) are eligible to vote in the General Elections, the Elections may have low voter turnout because of cash shortages and security fears.
- In the last two elections, only 35% of voters turned out to vote, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Collation and Announcement of 2023 INEC Election Results
The INEC result sheet sample shall be collated at various polling units and sent to the situation room to be announced by the INEC Chairman. To enhance transparency, INEC has provided an Online Live Results Viewing Portal called IReV (www.inecelectionsresults.ng) where Nigerians can view the results of all polling units in real-time before they are declared at the end of the election by Professor Mahmood Yakubu the INEC Chairman.
When Will The Election Result Be announced?
- INEC has revealed that the Presidential and National Assembly Election Results will be out by Monday, February 27th, 2023
- The Nigeria 2023 election closes at 2.30 p.m. local time
- Note however that INEC will extend voting hours for those already in queues by 2.30 p.m.
- After the voting, INEC officials will begin counting ballots, with the votes for president being tallied first.
- Candidates are to secure the majority vote and more than 25% of ballots in at least 24 of Nigeria’s 36 states to be president-elect. If no candidate meets the stated requirement, a new election shall be held within 14 days in which the winner will compete against the runner-up.
INEC Poll Results Today Live
Follow the steps below to Check INEC live results today:
- Visit the INEC Live Result Portal via https://www.inecelectionresults.ng
- Enter your INEC username/email and password
- Click the sign-in button to login into the INEC Live Result Portal
- Proceed to access the INEC Live Results
- Browse to the result you want to view (Presidential, Governorship, National assembly)
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When will the INEC Election results be out?
INEC has revealed that the 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Election Results will be out on Monday, February 27th, 2023
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