INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive


INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive

The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, declared the State Assembly bye-election conducted in Bakura constituency, Zamfara State as inconclusive.

The INEC returning Officer, Professor Ibrahim Magawata, while addressing journalists on Sunday, December 6, 2020, said, “the election results of five polling units in Bakura ward have been cancelled”.

The affected units, according to Professor Magawata, have a total number of 11,429 votes.

He, however, declared that, so far, the PDP candidate, Alhaji Ibrahim Tudu, has scored the total number of 18,645 votes, while the APC candidate, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji scored 16,464 votes.

“A new date for the conclusion of the election for the affected polling units would be announced later,” he added.

Meanwhile, two ad-hoc staff of the commission have been declared missing by the commission.




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