Breaking: INEC declares Zamfara by-election inconclusive, two ad-hoc staff missing


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau,

The independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the state Assembly by-election conducted in Bakura constituency in Zamfara state yesterday as inconclusive.

Similarly, two ad-hoc staff of the commission have been declared missing and their whereabouts was still unknown at the time of filing in this report.

Addressing journalists today, the returning Officer Professor Ibrahim Magawata 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 18645 votes, while the APC candidate, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji scored 16464 votes.

New date for the conclusion of the election for the affected poling units would be announced later.

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