LIVE: Supplementary Elections Hold In 17 States, FCT
With the results of Nigeria's 36 states and the FCT collated, President Muhammadu Buhari has a lead of more than 3.9 million votes over his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar. Nigerians now await the declaration of a winner.
Welcome to our live page for the supplementary polls, following the 2019 general elections.
While the Presidential and National Assembly elections were concluded, the Governorship and State House of Assembly polls suffered a setback in 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the governorship election in 29 states, except Edo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo, Bayelsa, Kogi, and Anambra States.
However, the governorship elections were declared inconclusive in Adamawa, Benue, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, and Plateau, while INEC suspended electoral processes in Rivers State.
The electoral body had fixed March 23 to conduct supplementary elections for Governorship and House of Assembly polls.
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March 23 — Please scroll down for detailed information on the exercise.
8:35 am: The exercise is ongoing at Sarkin Dutse Polling unit 005 Mallum in Ardo Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Voting commenced at exactly 8:00 am with security operatives on the ground to ensure peaceful conduct of the polls.
So far, there is no card reader failure and a total of 1,093 voters are expected to cast their ballot at the polling unit.
8:23 am: There is an impressive turnout of voters at Kagadama polling unit in Dass LGA in Bauchi.
Voting commenced at about 8:18 am Bauchi.
8:10 am: An electoral officer addressing party agents at a polling unit in Plateau State.
8:02 am: Voting is yet to commence at the polling unit at Magajin Rafi B in Sokoto North LGA.
7:53 am: Electorates waiting for the arrival of election materials at Kagadama polling unit in Dass Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State.
7:16 am: INEC Officials already at the polling unit at Plateau Hotel awaiting voters.
Electoral materials arrived as early as 6:30 am.
See the table below for the names of winners announced so far in the governorship election:
A breakdown of states where supplementary elections are taking place is shown below: