By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Saturday’s State Constituency bye election held in Bakura Local Government’ Area of Zamfara State inconclusive.
The Returning Officer for the Bakura State Constituency Bye Election 2020, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata said the decision followed the cancellation of results of 14 polling units in Bakura Ward with 11,429 votes.
Magawata announced that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji scored 16,464 votes while Alhaji Ibrahim Tudu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got 18,645 votes.
According to the Returning Officer, a new date will be fixed for the conclusion of the bye election.
As at the time of filling this report, two ad hoc staff declared missing by INEC are still at large.