INEC Declares Bauchi Governorship Election Inconclusive


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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the Bauchi state governorship election inconclusive.

The Bauchi State Returning officer, Professor Mohammed Kyari whereas saying the election outcomes on the INEC headquarters on Sunday evening stated that the PDP candidate has polled 469,512 votes in opposition to his closest opponent, the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 465,453 votes already.

Announcing the outcomes, Professor Kyari stated,  “In line with Section 23 part 6 of the electoral act, I hereby declare the election inconclusive.” noting that election outcomes for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area was cancelled as a consequence of violence on the collation centre which thugs took benefit of to cart away electoral supplies. Rerun is due in 21days.

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  1. What is the point in canceling the election that has already produced results at different Polling boots and Polling Units? Are there no longer copies of already collated results? This is unthinkable. Tafawa Belewa LGA is stronghold of PDP in Bauchi state and they won the election BUT if there is any rerun INEC and APC and the Presidency would collude with Army and Police to rig the election in favour of APC as it they did in Ekiti and Osun states recently.


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