Kano re-run: INEC shifts collation of Nasarawa LG results to headquarters

Kano re-run: INEC shifts collation of Nasarawa LG results to headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has transferred the collation of the supplementary election from Nasarawa local government area to its state headquarters on Sani Marshal Road, Kano.

Nasarawa is the last of the 28 affected areas in the state. The development is due to tense security situation of the area.

The collation of Nasarawa results followed the completion of similar exercise in the governorship re-run election from Kibiya local government area.

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The final supplementary election result is expected to be announced immediately after the collation of Nasarawa LG results.

Legit.ng prviously reported that the Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate, David Ombugadu, vowed to challenge the result of the March 9 governorship election in the state at the tribunal.

Ombugadu made this known on Thursday, March 14, while addressing newsmen at his residence in Akwanga, Akwanga local government area of the state.

He said he had rejected the outcome of the election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He vowed previously reported that he Nasarawa Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, David Ombugadu, vowed to challenge the result of the March 9 governorship election in the state at the tribunal.

Recall that Legit.ng reported that the INEC declared Engr Abdullahi Sule of the APC winner of the Saturday, March 9 governorship election in Nasarawa state.

Abdullahi Bala, returning officer for the election announced Sule as governor-elect on Monday, March 11 in Lafia after the collation of results from the 13 local government areas of the state.

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Bala said the APC candidate polled a total of 327,229 votes to defeat other opponents in the election. According to him, David Ombugadu of PDP scored 184,281 votes, while Labaran Maku of the APGA polled a total of 132,784 votes at the election.

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