INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive, two ad-hoc staff missing
The Independent Electoral Commission has declared the state Assembly bye-election conducted in Bakura
constituency in Zamfara State on Saturday as inconclusive.
two ad-hoc staff of the commission have been declared missing and their whereabouts were still unknown
The returning officer for the by-election, Professor Ibrahim Magawata who addressed newsmen in the early
hours of Sunday said, the election results of some polling units in Bakura ward have been canceled.
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 a 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.