The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kebbi State Governorship Election, inconclusive.
INEC’s Returning Officer, Professor Yusuf Sa’idu, made the declaration today in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital.
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Professor Sa’idu said the measures became necessary because there were breaches of electoral laws that led to cancellations of results in polling units within 20 of the 21 LGAs.
He said violence, destruction of election materials, disruption of electoral proceedings and over voting, plaid a role in having the election declared inconclusive.
Before declaring the election inconclusive, APC was leading the polls with 388,258 votes, as against 342,980 votes polled by the PDP.
The state government also thanked the people of the state for their cooperation during the curfew period.
The PDP candidate was declared the winner in Gusau, the state capital in the early hours of Tuesday.
Fubara, the "anointed" candidate of Governor Nyesom Wike, polled 302,614 votes to defeat Tonye Cole who scored 95,274.
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The state Returning Officer Prof M.A. Abdulazeez declared Agbu the winner at 12:30 am on Tuesday.
He was declared the winner of Saturday's poll late Monday.