- Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso says the March 23 supplementary elections in Kano will determine INEC’s credibility
- According to Kwankwaso, INEC’s credibility or otherwise will be assessed by the way and manner in which it conducts the supplementary polls
- Kano is one of the five states where the electoral commission declared the March 9 elections inconclusive
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Tuesday, March 19 said that the governorship supplementary election scheduled for March 23 in Kano state would determine the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The former governor of Kano state said this in an interview with BBC Hausa Service, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu, Yobe.
Legit.ng gathers that he said: “The INEC’s credibility or otherwise will be assessed by the way and manner it will conduct the Kano state re-run election come March 23.”
The re-run elections will be conducted in 234 polling units, in more than 88 registration areas (wards) of 30 local government areas.
The elections will make up the 141,694 votes cancelled by INEC in the March 9 governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state.
Kano is one of the five states where INEC declared the March 9 elections inconclusive.
The PDP had scored 1,014,474 votes against the All Progressives Congress (APC) which scored 987,819 votes.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) accused the Kano police commissioner, Wakili Muhammad, of helping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rig elections in the state.
The allegation was contained in a press statement released by the national publicity secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu.
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