The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Idris Nasiru, as the winner of the Kebbi state governorship election.
Nasiru scored 409,225 votes to beat his closest challenger, Bande Aminu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 360,940 votes.
The state’s returning officer, Saidu Yusuf, on Sunday declared the APC candidate as the winner, having satisfy the requirement of the law.
Recall that in March, INEC declared the March 18 Kebbi gubernatorial election inconclusive owing to “massive vote cancellation and overvoting” in 20 of the 21 LGAs in the state.
Owing to the incident, the electoral commission fixed April 15 for a supplementary election.