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INEC declares Yobe South senatorial district election inconclusive

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The simply concluded Yobe South Senatorial election has been declared inconclusive by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, (INEC).

The senatorial election returning officer, Professor Shettima Abdulkadir Sa’idu, who made the declaration whereas asserting the leads to Potiskum, mentioned the choice was taken following the cancellation of leads to Polling Unit 003 Manawaci below Fika Native Authorities resulting from over voting.

Prof Sa’idu additional defined that the entire variety of votes forged exceeded the variety of accredited voters within the affected polling unit.

He additionally disclosed that the cancelled polling unit has 1,118 registered voters and the entire variety of accredited voters within the polling unit exceeded the entire variety of registered voters.

In line with him, INEC will schedule the election between the 2 main political parties- All Progressives Congress (APC) which scored 69,417 votes already and Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), which polled 68,800 votes to date.

“I need us to get it straight, the distinction between the primary and the second is 617. Nonetheless, within the means of the election, now we have had a complete of 1,118 votes cancelled.

“If the distinction is increased than the entire cancelled, then we’ll declare the winner however the place the cancelled is increased than the distinction, can we declare the winner? That is the place we discovered ourselves now”, Prof. Sa’idu acknowledged.