The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, has introduced resolution to halt the rerun for the Niger state Home Meeting elections in Agaie constituency.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) within the state, Prof. Sam Egwu, yesterday, issued a press assertion declaring the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, candidate, Yahaya Abdullahi, as winner of the election.
INEC mentioned its resolution was sequel to the sooner declaration of the PDP candidate winner of the election by the returning officer, Prof. Musa Kolo.
The REC, in an announcement he personally signed, mentioned, “the rerun in two models has been dropped after due consultations with stakeholders.”
He mentioned INEC erred in declaring the PDP candidate winner of the election it earlier mentioned was inconclusive.
“Why ought to the fee take such essential resolution when the votes distinction within the outcomes beneath rivalry had been simply 106, whereas the 2 models the rerun was billed to happen boast of 1,437 votes.” Imam queried in a chat with reporters.