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INEC yet to announce Enugu’s governor-elect

CLAIM: A Nigerian newspaper, Tribune, reports that Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Enugu State gubernatorial election. 

FINDING: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results in the state. The commission said the suspension was to review results from two outstanding LGAs of Nsukka and Nkanu East. 

As of 3:29pm on Monday, INEC had yet to complete the review. It has also not announced the winner as claimed. 

INEC yet to announce Enugu’s governor-elect

VERDICT: MISLEADING 

SOURCE: INEC

DATE: 20-03-2023

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