Collation Officers Apprehended On Live Tv:
Ogbuagbu Christian, the Returning Officer in Imo State has handed over two (2) collation officers to security agents for manipulating election results in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area.
The Collation Officer, Kelechi Ehiri who confirmed to the Returning officer that after issuing duplicates of the results to party agents, he altered the original copy, introducing more than 1000 votes to the results.
His manipulation was exposed after the results he read out at the collation centre was disputed by party agents and the Returning Officer compared the results.
However, the Returning Officer subsequently handed the matter over to the security operatives who apprehended them.
“Ladies and Gentlemen, firstly, the results of the ward, Obitti/Mgbishi, stands is, therefore, annulled because after the Collation Officer had given the results to the agents.”
“It has come to my notice that the action constitutes electoral malpractice. I, therefore, hand over the case to the security agents to handle,” Ogbuagbu stated.
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