Breaking: Senator Shehu Sani calls for cancellation of Kaduna elections

Breaking: Senator Shehu Sani calls for cancellation of Kaduna elections

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has reportedly called for the cancellation of the election that was held in the senatorial district on February 23.

Addressing pressmen ahead of the official announcement by INEC, Sani, a candidate of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP), claimed the cancellation was expedient following the alleged reports of violence, over-voting and ballot stuffing, The Nation reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the senator had earlier reported some loopholes in the election held in Kaduna state.

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In a post on his verified Twitter account on the day of election, Sani had said the delivery of election materials in the southern part of the city was poor.

He also alleged that there places where 100 sheets of the ballots papers had been removed from the booklets.

But with the collation of the poll results still ongoing, Sani told newsmen on Monday, February 25, that his party has compiled shreds of evidences detailing how massive irregularities characterised the elections in the state.

Speaking along Sani, the PRP House of Representatives candidate from Kaduna North, Kassim Balarabe Musa, claimed the elections were marred by votes buying, card readers malfunctioning, usage of unknown persons PVC for voting and among others.

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Kassim, however, vowed that legal actions would be taken and reports would be file before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Senator Sani's move to return to the National Assembly suffered a massive setback as the federal lawmaker representing Kaduna Central lost his polling unit to a rival Uba Sani.

Shehu Sani, contesting on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), lost to Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his former party.

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