An aggrieved Onwe, stormed out of INEC collation centre Abakaliki, the state capital over perceived irregularities as some agents of other political parties, also refused to sign the document.
This was according to results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday in Makurdi.
Obasa, along with many All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates were returned elected in the March 18 state House of Assembly elections, while the party’s governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also got re-elected.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the results were declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The result was announced on Sunday in Katsina by the State Returning Officer, Prof. Muazu Abubakar-Gusau.
This was as the opposition, led by the Peoples Democratic Party, is insisting the figures from the poll do not add up.
The member, APC Presidential Campaign Council Media Directorate issued his congratulatory message on Sunday.
The INEC Returning Officer for the gubernatorial election, Prof. Jude Rabo, made the announcement on Sunday.
The State Returning Officer, Prof. Teddy Adies, announced this midway into the collation of the results on Sunday.
The Returning Officer for the poll, Prof. Umar Zaiyan of Federal University Birnin Kebbi, announced the result on Sunday in Dutse.
While APC won in eight local government areas, the PDP won in seven councils out of the 15 councils declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Dr Emmanuel John, the INEC Returning Officer for the poll, announced the result of the election on Sunday in Daura.
The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. John Oladeji, announced the result.
The Electoral Presiding Officer, Haruna Shafiu, who announced the results, said the APC candidate polled 257 votes as against the PDP’s 81 votes for the governorship election.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Deputy Governor voted at Oke-Balogun Polling Unit 002, Epe.
The thugs, according to the protesters invaded a prominent polling unit in the area around 10am and destroyed voting materials meant for the area, including the BVAS machines.
Adediran polled 79 votes while Sanwo-Olu secured 66 votes. Rhodes-Vivour, however, got just one vote.
Odii, popularly known as Anyichuks, made the plea shortly after casting his vote at the Isuachara polling unit 025, Amanato ward in Isu, Onicha local government area of the State. He voted at 11 am Saturday.
The conclusion therefore is that the outcome of the first leg of the Nigeria’s 2023 general elections is most likely to affect what happens in the next 24 hours or more – when the results from the polling units and final outcome of the elections from States begin to trickle in, one after the other.
Bayo Onanuga, APC PCC’s Director of Media and Publicity, made the appeal in a statement on Friday in Abuja.