Nigeria News App

Join NN App My Account
Stats: 654 members, 3,494 topics. Date:   Wed, 13 2019 at 10:11 pm
For more please contact us @ [email protected]

Nigerian News

FrontPage Forum Must Read Latest Posts Breaking News Entertainment Politics Business Economy Sports Romance General Hausa News
Trending :
Join NN App Earn by reading news Sign in My earnings Invite friends Income record How it works FAQ Testimonial Income support Today offer

All seven states where INEC declared governorship elections inconclusive [Full l

By - - [ ]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the March 9 governorship and State House of Assembly elections inconclusive in at least seven states.

They are: Plateau, Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Sokoto, Kano and Rivers states.

Returning Officers for the election in Plateau and Adamawa states, made the declaration on Monday in separate announcements at their respective collation centres.

In Jos, the Plateau State capital, Professor Richard Kimbir announced that the margin of a lead of 44,929 between the APC and the PDP candidates, is less than 49,377 cancelled votes.

Simon Lalong of APC polled a total of 583,255 votes, while Jerry Useni of PDP scored 538,326.

Professor Fatima Muktar had given the same reason for her decision in Adamawa and asked those troubled to report to the electoral body.

The election was declared inconclusive in both states, following a similar development in Sokoto State.

Also in Bauchi, Prof. Mohammed Kyari, the Returning Officer, said that apart from the cancellation of the result from entire Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area because of irregularities, the exercise in some other polling units also suffered the same fate.

Late on Monday, the same verdict was passed in Benue state, where a date for the rerun is expected announced within 21 days.

Just yesterday, INEC suspended all electoral processes in Rivers state until further notice.

In a statement, the commission explained that they took the decision, due to widespread violence in the state during the March 9 governorship and State Assembly polls.

The commission also claimed some of its staff were held hostage and materials including results sheets were destroyed.

The elections in Kano have also been adjudged inconclusive. The electoral body suspended the collation of the results, due to security challenges at the Nasarawa Local Government collation center. rel=nofollow>

Like .

Others are reading

10 Comments Nigeria News
Oluwatosin• 7 months ago
Well read
Abdulrazaqmtanko1• 8 months ago
Fatimabello• 8 months ago
Donstefani• 8 months ago
Mayor11• 8 months ago
Danson92• 8 months ago
Jabless• 8 months ago
Irphilippe• 8 months ago
AdetolaAkomolafe• 8 months ago
Alright ooo..inconclusive everywhere
innkayobami• 8 months ago
Na them sabi ooo

(Go Up)

Have a news to share? Contact Email: [email protected]

NIGERIA NEWS APP ( is a website owned by IAR (IJMBway Alevel Registraion) a registered company that pays you for reading news, commenting on every news, sharing our ads on Twitter/ Facebook, inviting friends & family and logging daily. You can make upto ₦200,000 just by inviting people to read Latest Nigerian News & Breaking News in Nigeria. Register today with ₦1,600 to become a member.

© 2018 - Nigerian News App.