The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Tuesday, declared the Zamfara Central senatorial district election inconclusive.
The INEC Returning Officer of the senatorial district, Prof. Ahmad Galadima, said the cancellation affected not less than 74 polling units from 19 registration areas of Bungude, Gusau and Tsafe.
According to him, the total number of Permanent Voter Cards collected were 43,881, which was more than the margin lead of the two political parties with the highest votes.
The Peoples Democratic Party candidate scored 93,120 while the All Progressives Congress polled 79,444.
“With a lead margin of 13,676, the result can only be declared inconclusive,” Galadima said.
Also, the INEC Returning Officer of Gusau/Tsafe federal constituency, Dr. Aminu Dabai also announced the cancellation of 38 polling units affected from both Gusau and Tsafe Local Government Areas.
According to Dabai, the results from the seven RAs had an insignificant lead margin between PDP and APC.
The returning officers disclosed that the electoral body would communicate on fixing supplementary elections.
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