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Nigeria Decides: Upload of presidential results on INEC portal commences

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Nigeria Decides: Upload of presidential results on INEC portal commences 

Few hours after voting exercise for the presidential and national assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the upload of the 2023 presidential results on its portal.

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According to observation by PUNCH, the Commission has uploaded results (presidential) from 2,060 Polling Units (PUs) out of the 176,846 units as of 10:45am.

INEC has come under fire for failing to allow the upload of results on its portal.

Neptune Prime correspondent in Lagos observed that the Polling Officers (PO) in some of the PUs visited were unable to upload results to the INEC portal via the Bi-modal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS).

To this, one of the leading Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), YIAGA Africa, in a statement on Saturday expressed disappointment at the failure of the commission to upload the results.

“Yiaga Africa is deeply concerned with the delay in uploading polling unit results for the Presidential election on the INEC Election Result Portal.

“As of 7 pm on election day, no result was uploaded after voting and counting ended in several polling units #NigeriaDecides2023,” YIAGA had said.

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