Nigerians will today decides who will lead and represent them for the next four years (2023), through ballot voting.
In Today’s election organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Nigerians will vote for their right candidates for Presidential, Senatorial and Federal House of Reps.
Abacityblog has set up this channel to give updates on the election activities in Abia State.
#NigeriaDecides2019: Election Update In Abia State
*9:30 AM: No INEC staff has been seen in polling units 026 & 027 – World bank housing estate Umuahia Abia State.
*09:42 AM: INEC officials are yet to arrive polling unit at Abia State University Primary School, Code: 01-11-03-16, Osisioma LGA in Abia state.
A handful of voters waiting and discusing in clusters.
*9:54 AM: Absence of INEC Officials at Ohazu III, Ward 6 in Abia State
*9:58: AM: INEC officials yet to arrive unit 2 and 3, Ward 2 Isiala Ngwa North LGA Abia state
*9:58 AM: INEC officials yet to arrive unit 2 and 3, Ward 2 Isiala Ngwa North LGA Abia state
LGA: Abia South
PU: (5 PUs in Abia State Polytechnic)
Report: Accreditation and voting at about 9am; 3 @PoliceNG officers and 1 @CIVILDEFENDERS present; Party agents present#SR2019Elections #SRObserves2019 #NigeriaDecides2019
— Situation Room (@SituationRoomNg) February 23, 2019
*10: AM: No INEC officials at Lohum ward 1 and 2 in Bende L.G.A, Abia State.
*In #Abia: At ward A, PU 002 in Igbere, Abia state, voters are waiting for INEC officials and voting materials.
*There is no INEC officials or materials in Amiyi-obinohia, Isuikwuato, Abia State. What is happening?
*10:07: AM: In ward 1 PU 009 Umuobasi afara ibeku, Umuahia Abia state. No inec staff and material are on ground for voting
*10:09 AM: No sign of INEC electoral officers yet at Abia State University, Uturu Polling Unit.
*10:10 AM: No INEC official in sight at Umuocham civic hall ward 3 osisioma LG Abia State. People just discussing, some leaving already.
*10:12 AM: In Eziama L. A. School, Ubakala Ward B, Umuahia South LGA, Abia State, PDP thugs went to chase everyone away and stopped them from voting.
*10:20 AM: In Abia state, Umuahia North, Ohuhu, Nkwoegwu ward… At the time of this post! The ballot box and materials for election have not arrived.
*10:21 AM: Ndume Ward, Umuahia North, Abia State, no result sheet for Senatorial election.
*10:23 AM: Election materials just arrived urban ward 2 Umuahia Abia State. Voting still yet to commence.
*10:24 AM: Officials are yet to arrive Units 2 and 3, Ward 2 Isiala Ngwa North, Abia state.
*10:33 AM: Election yet to commence in any the polling points in Ibeku East ward 1 Abia State.
*10:40 AM: INEC officials arrives Agbam Uturu Polling Unit in Abia State.
*10:45 AM: INEC Officials yet to arrive at polling unit in ward 3, Aba, Abia State.
This is my polling unit in ward 3 Abia state. As at 10:45am when I visited my unit no presence of @inecnigeria official. @atiku @OfficialPDPNig should take note. This is a rigging strategy by @OfficialAPCNg pic.twitter.com/bxzL6LgrCV
— ONYEKACHI NWANKWO(Degov) (@OnyekachiN) February 23, 2019
*10:46 AM: In Abia State( Aba) ward 8 the smart card readers are malfunctioning.
No voter is verified
*10:50 AM: INEC Officials yet to arrive at Abia university School Polling Unite… Near Ngwa High School Aba, Abia State.
*10:55 AM: Voting accreditation commenced in Agbama, Isukwuato, Abia State.
No INEC staff or election materials at Ndume Polling station Umuahia Abia State. pic.twitter.com/LsKym2hMtN
— Emmanuel Ibezim (@zumycarter) February 23, 2019
*11:02 AM: INEC Officials yet to arrive, No ballot papers for senate in ward 9 unit 9, Aba, Abia State.
*11:05 AM: Ward 12 Unit 1, Aba South LGA, Abia State.
Ballot Papers not complete (missing). Ballot Papers not tallying with the 3 positions, meant to 18 each but finding only 12 per position.
*Voting going on peacefully in Umuahia North LGA, Abia State.
*11:10 AM: Voting accreditation started at Ogbor-Hill Primary School. Ogbor II, Ward 11, Aba, Abịa State.
*11:11 AM: In FMC Umuahia, Umuahia North LGA, Abia state. No sign of INEC officials
*11:12 AM: There’s no ad-hoc staff and voting materials at Polling unit 002 Umarandu Umuoha ward Isiala Ngwa North L.G.A Abia State.
*11:12 AM: No INEC staff and voters at polling 007 ward C, at Okai Item in Bende LGA of Abia State.
*11:12 AM: No ad-hoc staff and voting materials at Polling unit 002 Umarandu Umuoha ward Isiala Ngwa North L.G.A Abia State.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu and his wife, Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu have voted at their Umuobiakwa polling unit in Ward 7, Obingwa LGA of abia State…
— Enyinnaya APPOLOS (@enyi_appolos) February 23, 2019
*11:15 AM: Election materials and INEC Officials are yet to arrive at polling Unit 001 Amaogwugwu 1 in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State.
— Paul Okezie (@iampaulokezie) February 23, 2019
*11:30 AM: INEC ad-hoc staff in Asa LGA, Abia South, PU Ward 2 – are experiencing smart card reader malfunction while voters are angry that they have been on queue since 8am and they are tired of waiting.
*11:30 AM: Accreditation yet to begin at Ndume polling unit in Umuahia, Abia State
*11:38 AM: INEC staff and materials yet to arrive at Oguduasaa ward6 in Isuikwuato
*Voting yet to commence at Afara Ndagbo Umuahia North LGA Abia State
*11:39 AM: No sign of electoral materials or INEC officials at Ahiaeke Ndume at Abia State. hundreds of people are loitering.
*11:39 AM: No sign of INEC officials yet at Polling Unit in Umuocham girls secondary school, Osisioma Ngwa LGA. Aba, Abia state
UPDATE: 12:30 PM: INEC officials arrived at Umuocham girls secondary school, Osisioma Ngwa LGA Aba. Abia state W3 PU018
UPDATE: 1:01 PM: Voting yet to start at Umuocham girls secondary school, Osisioma Ngwa LGA, Aba, Abia state. INEC officials are saying HoR ballot papers are not on ground therefore elections cannot start.
*11:40 AM: Materials for General election at 01-15-05-027, Umuahia Urban 1, Umuahia North, Abia State have not arrived
*Materials just arrived at Arochukwu 1 collection centre, Abia State.
*INEC Card reader not working In polling unit 24, Ekeoha ward 8, ABA South Lga, Abia state.
I just cast my vote at Ụmụogor Ward in Abịa State. Go out and cast your vote too if you have not done so yet. #NigeriaDecides2019
— Chima Chigozie (@CallMeGozie) February 23, 2019
*11:50 AM: CKC, Aba, Abia State. Unit 08 INEC accreditation yet to start. The INEC staff on ground says card reader is not working. And voting will stop by 2 pm
*Election Materials as well as INEC Staff are yet to arrive at PU 007, Ovungwu Ward 8, Isiala Ngwa South L.G.A, Abia State
*12:PM: Aba South Ward 12 Unit 1, ballot papers now complete; accreditation and voting ongoing simultaneously.
*12:01 PM: INEC officials are yet to arrive at Osisioma Ward 3 polling unit 16 here in Aba, Abia state. People are becoming despondent of exercising there civic duty.
INEC HAS NOT ARRIVED UMUCHICHI COUNCIL HALL POLLING UNIT UP TILL NOW(11:42AM).PEOPLE ARE SEATED AND STANDING AROUND THERE.
INEC OSISIOMA NGWA L.G.A ABA, ABIA STATE SHOULD BE QUESTIONED
PLEASE ARE THERE NO ELECTION OBSERVERS FOR THIS POLLING UNIT?
— C-Extra (@CExtra3) February 23, 2019
UPDATE: 1:03 PM: VOTING HAS STILL NOT COMMENCED AT UMUCHICHI COUNCIL HALL POLLING UNIT HERE IN ABA, ABIA STATE.THE INEC REPRESENTATIVES SAY THEY CAN’T FIND THE DOCUMENTS FOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.EVEN ACCREDITATION OF VOTERS HAS STILL NOT HAPPENED TILL NOW
*No INEC Official, no election material at Unit 15, ward 3 Osisioma ngwa LGA of Abia State
12:19 PM: No INEC official is seen at Polling Unit 01 15 03 012 Umuhueze umuhete, Umuahia north Abia State. Voters are getting worried and going back home.
*12:29 PM: At units 2 and 3, Ward 2 Umunnna Nsulu, Isiala Ngwa North, Abia state voting is yet to begin. Official arrived at around 11.30 a.m.
*12:33 PM: No voting yet, election materials yet to arrive at Umudiawa Ohuhu Umuhu Ward in Umuahia North LGA of Abia state.
*12:50 PM: No INEC officials at Ward 3, Polling Unit 003, Amuvi, Arochukwu local government area of Abia state.
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