At 8 pm there was an official announcement on the radio made by Dr Christiana Thorpe. The announcement had to do with NEC's response to various allegations by two political parties, rather than an announcement of the final election results. For more details on the allegations, read the pdf version here: UPDATE ON ELECTION RESULTS TALLYING AT REGIONAL TALLY CENTERS,(PDF VERSION)
There was an update on the election results and tallying at regional tally centers, which was as follows: The Commission hereby wishes to inform the general public that 99% of all polling stations results have now being received at the Regional Tally Centers in Kenema, Makeni, Bo and Freetown. Out of the 9,493 polling stations, 90% of (8,544) polling station results have been processed. The Remaining 10% of polling station results have been quarantined and may require opening of affected ballot boxes and recount of the ballot papers.