March 22, 2019
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INEC Cancels Bauchi Rerun…PDP,Bala Muhammed in Joyous Mood


The Independent National Electoral Commission has cancelled the rerun scheduled for Bauchi governorship,resuming the collation of votes from Tafawa Balewa Local government.

The commission also corrected its error by reviewing the number of cancelled votes from Ningi local government from 20,000 plus to 2000 plus.A new collation officer was also appointed for Tafawa Balewa local government to replace the officer who earlier withdrawn from the post.

The collation exercise is expected to be concluded by March 19th.

All these were contained in a statement signed by INEC commissioner ,Festus Okoye.

The decision has generated renewed hope among supporters of Bala Muhammed ,the governorship candidate of the PDP in the election.

Checks showed that the decision of INEC shocked many observers who had crucified the commission for compromising and doing the bidding of the All Progressive Congress.

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