The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the results of Kano governorship elections are intact and safe.
Resident electoral commissioner in Kano, Professor Ristuwa Arabu Shehu, gave the assurance while briefing journalists on the update on the controversy surrounding delay in the collation of the results.
According to him, the commission will re-generate the results from its primary and secondary data base and verify its authenticity with the party agents.
Arabi-Shehu had emphasised his assurances of bringing out the final results from Nassarawa local government to declare the winner of the elections.
The INEC commissioner assured the political parties and people of the state that nobody would temper with the original results stored in its database.
“Our primary and secondary sources entered in 10 wards of the Nassarawa local government results.
“Therefore, I assure you that the results are intact and we are going to recall them and in the presence of party agents announce them,” he assured.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Rabiu Bichi, chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state, urged the INEC to declare the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Abba Kabir winner to avoid eruption of violence.
The PDP chairman made the warning on Monday, March 11, while briefing newsmen on the suspension of the governorship election result collation by the INEC.
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According to Bichi, the election has been won by our candidate therefore the INEC should declare our candidate as the winner because we have scored the highest votes.
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