A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Kano - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano on Sunday announced the cancellation of election results of two polling units in two local government areas of the state.
The INEC Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Alhaji Lawal Garba, said this 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.
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According to him, 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.
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