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INEC Declares Kebbi Governorship Election Inconclusive

The governorship election in Kebbi State has been declared inconclusive.

The State Collation Officer, Prof. Yusuf Saidu of Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, said this while announcing the result at the Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Birnin Kebbi, on Monday.

He said the total number of cancelled votes was more than the number of valid votes, while the number of registered voters was 2,032,041, and the number of accredited voters was 766,367.

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He added that the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Nasir Idris, scored 388,358, while Mohammed Bande of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) score 342,980, as the total valid votes was 742, 234.

Prof Saidu stated that rejected votes were 18, 204 and the total votes cast was 760,438, and the number of cancelled Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) was 91,829, which was more than the number that voted.

He said, “The difference was 41,580 while the number of cancelled votes and over-voting was more than the number that voted. In accordance with the Electoral Act 2022, I declared this governorship election inconclusive.”

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