JUST IN!!! INEC declares Kano governorship election inconclusive

The Kano governorship election have been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Prof. Bibi Shehu.

He given reasons for his action, said, the declaration of the election as inconclusive was according to the section 26 of the INEC act that said if the number of cancellation of votes cast is beyond the margin between the winner and the looser.

Shehu explained that the winner of the election, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the APC candidate with 26,000 votes, while the votes canceled is 128,572 votes.

He disclosed that the PDP candidate scored 1,014,474, leading the APC candidate who scored 987,819 votes, adding that 2,155,128 was recorded as Valid and 49,761 votes were rejected.

Soeaking further, the collation officer said that the total registered voters in the state is 5,249, 989, while the total accredited votes was 2,211,528 and the total votes cast were 2,184,889 votes.