Just In: Female NYSC Member Missing With BVAS, Result Sheet in Imo State

Just In: Female NYSC Member Missing With BVAS, Result Sheet in Imo State

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Imo state, Owerri - A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who served as an ad hoc worker in the Mbaitolu local government area during the Saturday, November 11, governorship election in Imo state has been declared missing.

NYSC, Imo state election, PDP, APC, INEC
A female corps member has been reported missing in Imo state. Photo credit: INEC Nigeria
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Legit.ng understands that the BVAS and results in the female corps member's possession have not been recovered.

While presenting his result, the local government collation officer, Dr Bolaji Olaleye, disclosed to The Punch that the corp member did not answer several calls, further heightening fear that something bad might have happened to her.

Olaleye said:

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“I don’t know what happened to the female Corp member but we couldn’t locate the BVAS and results sheet in her possession, which led to the cancellation of the election in ward three polling units.”

INEC declares Governor Uzodimma winner of Imo election

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Governor Hope Uzodimma of the APC was declared the winner of the 2023 governorship election in Imo state.

His victory was announced at the INEC collation centre in Owerri, the state capital, on Sunday, November 12, by the returning officer, Abayomi Fasina, the vice-chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti state.

Governor Uzodimma secured victory after being declared winner in all 27 state local governments.

The electoral commission revealed that the state had 2,419,922 registered voters, with 2,318,919 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) collected for the poll.

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In another development, Legit.ng reported that chaos erupted at Umuodu Community Primary School in Ezinihitte Mbieri, Imo state, during the ongoing governorship election result collation.

Political unrest ensued when INEC officials refrained from recording scores allocated to parties at booths 015 and 016 on result sheets, leading to a skirmish among agents from APC, LP, and PDP.

Amid the conflict, individuals purportedly affiliated with the ruling APC in the state seized the INEC officials and electoral materials, including result sheets, and moved them to an undisclosed location.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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