Results of the general election in 2023 released by INEC

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The general election report for 2023 has been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

According to the commission, continuing its legacy of openness and transparency over the past four election cycles, publishing the report is the right thing to do.

Sam Olumekun, the National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, made this information public in a statement.

Olumekun stated that the Report highlights the election’s unprecedented diversity in party representation, which shows a great deal of democratic advancement.

He claims that a significant change in political representation occurred throughout Nigeria in the 2023 general election, when four political parties won gubernatorial contests, seven won senatorial seats, eight won federal constituencies, and nine won state legislatures.

The document, he added, is available on the organization’s website and several social media channels.

The 2023 General Election Report was examined and accepted for publishing during the Commission’s weekly meeting on Thursday, 22nd February 2024.

The official INEC report on the 2023 General Election has been released, continuing a practice that has been maintained over the past four electoral cycles and demonstrating our dedication to transparency.

With 13 chapters, 60 tables, 14 boxes, and 10 graphs, this 526-page paper provides a detailed analysis of the election’s important processes, accomplishments, and difficulties, as well as useful lessons gained.

“The Report highlights the election’s diverse party representation, which shows a lot of progress towards democracy. A wide change in political representation was on display in this election across Nigeria, with four political parties taking home gubernatorial contests, seven senate seats, eight federal constituencies, and nine state legislatures.

“Technological advancements, especially the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS), have played a crucial role in improving electoral integrity and reducing fraud,” the report states. Additionally, it allays public fears regarding the INEC Result Viewing (IReV) website by detailing the technological difficulties that arose while transferring the results of the presidential election from polling units.

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