The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the gubernatorial election in Kebbi State as “inconclusive”.
The Collation and Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Yusuf Sa’idu of the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, announced the position at the collation center in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.
He said there were cancelations in 20 of the 21 Local Government Areas of the state cutting across several Registration Areas (RAs) in different polling units.
“We aggregated the total number of collected PVCs in those polling units and it came to a total of 91,829,” he said.
“And when we checked the results, the two leading political parties in this contest, APC and PDP polled 388,258 and 342,980 votes respectively. When we looked at the difference, it stands at 45,278.”
He noted that INEC had no option but to declare the election inconclusive.