Results Verification Statement on the Anambra 2017 Gubernatorial Election

Results Verification Statement on the Anambra 2017 Gubernatorial Election Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) WatchingTheVote (WTV) Results Verification Statement for the 2017 governorship election in Anambra. This press briefing is the fourth in series hosted by YIAGA WTV…

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