INEC declares PDP winner of elections in Zamfara

INEC chairman declared PDP winner
INEC officials addressing press conference

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship elections.

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday.

He also said the party won in all elective positions in the state.

He said this followed the supreme court decision sacking all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general election.

The apex court had ruled the party did not hold a valid primary elections and subsequently voided its votes.

Matawalle had scored 189,452 to emerge second in the governorship and house of assembly elections.

An opinion has been submitted that what made APC loose Zamfara State is pure impunity.



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