The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday declared the Zamfara central senatorial polls and that of the Gusau/Tsafe federal constituency inconclusive.
In his declaration, the INEC Returning Officer of Zamfara central senatorial district, Prof. Ahmad Galadima of the Federal University, Gusau, said the cancellation affected 74 polling units from 19 registration areas of Bungude, Gusau and Tsafe.
Galadima said the total permanent voters’ cards collected were 43,881, which is greater than the margin lead of the two political parties with the highest votes.
According to the Returning Officer, the PDP scored 93,120, followed by APC, who got 79,444, with this lead margin of 13,676, the result can only be declared inconclusive.
Also, in his declaration, the INEC Returning Officer of Gusau/Tsafe federal constituency, Dr. Aminu Dabai of the Department of Civil Engineering, Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, said cancellation affected 38 polling units from both Gusau and Tsafe local government areas.
The votes from the seven registration areas have a lead margin between PDP and APC that is insignificant.
He, therefore, declared the election of the Gusau/Tsafe federal constituency inconclusive, adding that INEC would communicate with the electorate on the supplementary election.