6 states where governorship elections have been declared inconclusive

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the elections in the following states inconclusive;

BAUCHI

APC: 465,456

PDP: 469,512

Rejected: 21,419

Margin of lead between PDP and APC: 4059

Cancelled Votes: 45,312

ADAMAWA

PDP: 367, 471

APC: 334,995

Margin of win: 32,476

Cancelled Votes: 40,988

PLATEAU

APC: 583,255

PDP: 538,326

Total registered voters 2,480,455

Total accredited voters 1,157,025

Total valid votes 1,154,678

Rejected 15,691

Total votes cast 1,154,678

Margin between the two parties 44,929

Cancelled votes 49,377

SOKOTO

Aminu Tambuwal PDP: 489,558 votes Ahmed Aliyu APC: 486,145

Votes Margin of Winning 3,413

Cancellation in 136 polling units with 75,403 registered voters

BENUE

Governor Samuel Ortom PDP: 410,576

Emmanuel Jime APC: 329,022

The INEC’s returning officer in the state, Sebastian Maimako, said the decision was expedient following its observation that a high number of electorates were either not able to vote or election did not hold in their communities.

KANO

Abba Kabir Yusuf PDP: 1,014,474

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje APC: 987,819

Details of the cancelled votes are still awaited at the time of updating this report

 

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