DAILY LAW TIPS
by Onyekachi Umah,Esq.
“Who Can Be Declared Winner in Governorship Election In Nigeria”
In a governorship election, the candidate with the highest number of casted votes will be declared the winner by the Returning Officer of Independent Electoral Commission(INEC). Such a candidate must also not have less than one-quarter of the votes cast in at leaset two-third of each of the Local Government Area.
My authorities are section 69 of the Electoral Act, 2010 and section 179 of the Constitution of the Republic of Nigeria, 1999.
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