Mr Umahi gave the directive while addressing people of the area, noting that the affected inhabitants would be resettled immediately.
Mr Umahi warned the people involved to desist from the transaction, noting that the state government would punish perpetrators.
The commission said the ruling party won the polls in all the 13 local government areas of the state.
Uchenna Orji, the information commissioner in Ebonyi said in a statement on Friday that Mr Umahi “deeply appreciates Obi’s courage in his campaign.”
“You know, Ebonyi is fully APC state.”
Ebonyi information commissioner reiterated that the state government stands with the Ekweremadus at this trying moment.
Mr Machina said he scored 289 out of 300 votes cast by delegates at primaries and vowed not to cede his mandate to Mr Lawan or anyone else.
Godswill Akpabio also collected a senatorial ticket from an ally in a similar placeholder arrangement like Mr Umahi and other politicians.
The victory solidifies Mr Tinubu’s reputation as a political giant-slayer who defied all the odds to upstage the so-called cabal of President Buhari’s aides and associates.
At least five delegates from both states told The Gazette in separate interviews Tuesday that they were offered American banknotes to support Mr Tinubu and the vice president.