INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive, specially appointed staff missing


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

Additionally, two specially appointed staff of the commission have been pronounced missing and their whereabouts were as yet unclear at the hour of recording in this report.

Tending to writers today, the returning Officer Professor Ibrahim Magawata, stated, “the political race aftereffects of five surveying units in Bakura ward have been dropped”.

The influenced units, as per Professor Magawata, have an all out 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.


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