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Abia State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) successfully conducted Local Government Council election on Wednesday, 21st December, 2016...


The Abia State Independent Electoral Commission was established by the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria under the 3rd Schedule, Part 2B. The Commission was inaugurated in March 2001 by the then Executive Governor of Abia State, His Excellency, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu (MON) on majority affirmation of the members of the House of Assembly. The duties and responsibilities of the Commission are embodied in the Abia State Local Government (Second Amendment) Law No. 9 of 2002. POLICY IMPLEMENTATIONS OF ABSIEC Abia State Independent Electoral Commission is service oriented. It is committed to transparency, objectivity and unrestrained vision for conducting internationally acceptable Local Government Elections and Bye-elections where necessary, to ensure sustainable democracy in the third tier of Government. In line with the United Nations Millenium Development Goals and “ABSEEDS” Cardinal objectives; ABSIEC has successfully carried out a Referendum, Electoral Wards delineation and impressively conducted the 2004, 2007 and 2016 Local Government Elections, and bye-elections in the State. These exercises were made possible by the joint efforts of the Governors of Abia State, ABSIEC Management team and staff, the recruited Ad-hoc workers that served as electoral personnel as well as the good people of Abia State. The International Foundations for Electoral Systems (IFES) with funding from the United States Agency for Internal Development (USAID) and the State Government organized training sessions for electoral personnel which changed their self- perceived ideas of elections in Nigeria for better service delivery. ; 

Abia State has 2,767 Polling Units and 292 electoral wards.

2016 post election data