Monday, November 18, 2013
Anambra Guber Elections "Inconclusive" INEC Says
From the other side of their mouth, the Independent National Electoral Commission - INEC - said it was set to announce Willie Obiano of the All Progeressive Grand Alliance, the APGA, as Governor elect. On their next breath Monday, November 18, 2013, the electoral commission said the "Saturday Guber Election" is "Inconclusive" because no candidate had 25 percent of votes in two-thirds of the 21 local government areas of the state. According to the returning officer Prof. James Epoke, "for a candidate to emerge as the winner, he must have scored not only the highest number of votes cast, but should also garner 25 per cent in two-third of the local government areas in the state. Epoke also announced a supplementary election would hold at yet to be fixed date.