The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has declared the governorship election in Kano State inconclusive.
Prof. Bibi Shehu, the Collation Officer for the Governorship election in the state, announced this shortly after the compilation of the election results from the 44 Local Government Areas in the state on Monday night.
Shehu said that the declaration of the election as inconclusive was according to section 26 of the Inec act.
He explained that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) with 26,000 votes, while the votes cancelled was 128,572.
Shehu disclosed that the PDP candidate scored 1,014,474, leading the APC candidate who scored 987,819 votes, adding that 2,155,128 was recorded as Valid and 49,761 votes were rejected.
The Collation Officer said that the total registered voters in the state is 5,249, 989, while the total accredited votes were 2,211,528 and the total votes cast were 2,184,889 votes.
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