- INEC has declared the Plateau Central NASS election inconclusive
- The decision was taken due to the problems encountered while receiving the results
- The returning officer of INEC said there were various issues raised with the NASS result from Kanam
Matau Bernard-Malau, the returning officer of Plateau Central senatorial district, on Monday night, February 25, declared the National Assembly election in Kanam local government area inconclusive.
Addressing party agents, observers and INEC officials at the Pankshin collation centre, the returning officer, said that the decision became imperative due to the problems encountered while receiving the results from the area.
He said: “We have various issues raised with the NASS result from Kanam; I believe this is the best option. INEC will decide what to do after receiving our reports on the results brought to us by the Collection Officer, Dr One Idowu."
After the announcement, the returning officer packed his things to go when he was forced to put it down in writing for all agents to sign.
Bernard-Malau thereafter, directed his colleague, his colleague, Dr Joseph Mangut, returning officer for the House of Representatives election, to put up the write up, which he signed and gave to the agents as a proof.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that former FCT minister, Senator Adamu Aliero of All Progressives Congress (APC) had won Saturday’s February 23 Kebbi Central senatorial poll.
Aliero, the current senator representing the area, was announced winner with 232,000 by the INEC returning officer, Prof. Kasimu Shehu, in Birnin Kebbi on Monday, February 25.
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