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APC accuses INEC of sabotage in Kano rerun

03 May 2016, 13:15

Kano - All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano on Monday accused the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) of deliberately truncating the party's victory by suspending Saturday's state House of Assembly bye-election for the seat at Minjibir LGA constituency.

The State party chairman,  Abdullahi Abbas described the action of the commission as a sabotage.

Also read: Kano APC crisis deepens as police arrest Kwankwaso’s aide, others

Abbas stated that the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Abdullahi Adamu Kaigama, cancelled the election due to the flimsy excuse of unsubstantiated violence at polling stations.

He noted that that the number of affected areas was not enough of a reason to call for the cancellation of the exercise.

- News 24

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