In Kano, election results of two polling units in two local government areas of the state has been cancelled by the the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC who announced this development on Sunday.
Leadership reports that the INEC Assistant Director, Public Affairs,Lawal Garba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Sunday.
He said the results were cancelled because they were tampered by suspected thugs.
“The results were cancelled in a polling unit in Kibiya Local Government Area and Jodade Polling Unit in Kunci Local Government Area,” the assistant director said.
He said the reason why the results were nullified was because some people suspected to be thugs forced the electoral officers to change the election results.
He also said that the commission had conducted election in 13 polling units on Sunday in two local government areas of the state following hitches recorded during the Saturday’s elections.
He said the election was held in five polling units in Shanono Local Government, while in Tudun Wada Local Government Area the election was conducted in eight polling units.