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Enugu’s gubernatorial election suspended; no winner announced

Claim: A Twitter user, Chinaza #PeterObi-HypeMan (@MuchTalksBlog1), claims the Labour Party gubernatorial candidate in Enugu state, Chijioke Edeoga, has won the Governorship election.

FINDING: As of noon today, INEC is yet to declare the winner of the gubernatorial election in Enugu state. A press statement released by the commission says collation has been suspended in the state. Vanguard, Thisday live, and Tribune online all reported the suspension of the collation.

Enugu’s gubernatorial election suspended; no winner announced

VERDICT: INCORRECT

SOURCE: INEC, Vanguard, Tribune online, and Thisday live newspapers

DATE: 21/03/2023

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