The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has made the lessons learnt during the governorship election in Anambra State public.
Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of INEC stated this at a two-day interactive meeting for Online publishers, media executives in Abuja.
He described the conduct of the November 6, 2021 governorship election as ‘the most challenging’ exercise in the history of the Commission.
Mahmood noted that sit-at-home order on every Monday by enforcers of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB also affected the preparation for the poll.
He also lamented attacks on INEC offices by arsonists and hoodlums resulted in wanton losses, which overstretched its its personnel and equipment in neighbouring Imo and Enugu States.
Recall that the Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in Anambra election, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, had been declared winner of the election haven secured the majority of lawful votes cast in the peaceful election which recorded a low turn out of voters.
He is due to be sworn-in as Governor Willie Obiano successor in March this year.