Two ad-hoc staff missing as INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive

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The Independent Electoral Commission has declared the state Assembly bye-election conducted in Bakura constituency in Zamfara State on Saturday as inconclusive.

Similarly, two ad-hoc staff of the commission have been declared missing and their whereabouts were still unknown as of the time of filing 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.

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

 

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