APC asks INEC to cancel Bauchi LG results




Concerned elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state have called on the committee sent by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Abuja, to the state to investigate issues that led to the cancellation of Tafawa Balewa local government governorship election results to also cancel that of Bauchi local government.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 102, 000 votes against the All Progressives Congress (APC) which polled 56, 000 votes in Bauchi local government.

Speaking with newsmen Thursday in Bauchi, the chairman of the elders’ forum, Alhaji Yerima Aliyu Giade, said since the electoral body would revisit the election issues after making a pronouncement earlier that supplementary election would hold, the results of Bauchi local government should also be nullified.

Giade said the result was totally unacceptable to them as the election was allegedly marred by thuggery and intimation of APC supporters.

The APC elders also urged security agencies to take action to stop rallies and demonstrations currently being staged by political supporters in the state as no winner is yet officially declared.

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