Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kebbi State 2023 gubernatorial election inconclusive.
Announcing the declaration on Sunday at the INEC Headquarters Birnin Kebbi, the State collation Officer, Professor Yusuf Saidu of Usman Danfodio University Sokoto said that the total number of canceled votes was more than the number of valid votes while the total registered vote was 2,032,041 while the number of accredited was 766,367.
He added that the Dr. Nasir Idris of All Progressive Congress (APC) scored 388,358 while Mohammed Bande of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scores 342,980 and the total valid vote was 742,234.
Prof. Saidu further stated that the rejected vote was 18,204 and the total vote cast was 760,438 while the number of canceled PVCs was 91,829 which was more than the number voted.
“You see the difference was 41,580 while the number of canceled votes and overvoting was more than the number voted, and according to the electoral act I declared this Governorship election Inconclusive,” he said.