INEC Publishes 526-page Document on 2023 General Election 

INEC Publishes 526-page Document on 2023 General Election 

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has published a comprehensive 526-page document on the 2023 general election.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun, in a statement issued Friday, said the report showcases the election’s unparalleled diversity in party representation, demonstrating significant democratic progress.

He said: “On Thursday, 22nd February 2024, the Commission convened for its weekly meeting, where the 2023 General Election Report was reviewed and approved for publication.

“In keeping with our tradition over the last four electoral cycles, and our commitment to transparency, we are pleased to announce the release of the official INEC report on the 2023 General Election.

“This comprehensive 526-page document, structured into 13 chapters and enhanced with 60 tables, 14 boxes and 10 graphs, offers an in-depth analysis of the election’s key processes, achievements and challenges, alongside valuable lessons learned.”

Olumekun said the report also showed that the 2023 elections saw four political parties winning gubernatorial races, seven parties winning senatorial seats, eight in federal constituencies and nine in state legislatures, illustrating a broad shift in political representation across Nigeria.

Olumekun added that the report underscores the pivotal role of technological advancements, particularly the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) in enhancing electoral integrity and reducing fraud.

He noted that the report addresses public concerns about the INEC Result Viewing (IReV) portal, explaining the technical issues encountered during the upload of polling unit results for the presidential election.

Olumekun stressed that other aspects covered in the report include logistics, security arrangements, staff recruitment and training, inclusivity measures, and the electoral framework. 

He said this document has been made accessible on the commission’s website ( and social media platforms.

The Commission said it welcomes feedback to inform future electoral reforms and improvements.

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