HOW WE WERE FORCED TO RIG FOR APC BY THUGS WHO SURROUNDED POLLING STATIONS- POLLING OFFICER ACCOUNT FROM KANO

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, winner of the Kano State governorship supplementary election held Saturday 23rd March, 2019 . Governor Ganduje was trailing the PDP Candidate, Abba Kabir Yusuf at the end of the first election held on March 9, 2019 by a significant margin.  In the supplementary election held in 28 out of the 44 local government areas of the state, Ganduje won by scoring 45,876 votes to Yusuf’s 10,239 thereby up turning the result…

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SEE PDP AGENT’S HACKED OFF DURING KANO RERUN A FEW DAYS AGO

An agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost his hand following the widespread violence and unchecked intimidation of voters during Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Kano state. It was gathered that the agent was attacked by thugs and had his hand cut off for reportedly supporting the opposition party. He was rushed to the hospital where he is recovering from the injury sustained. Meanwhile, violence erupted in Kano as can be seen in the videos below, following the declaration of incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as winner of…

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GANDUJE SPEAKS ON HIS VICTORY AT THE POLLS, ADVISES HIS OPPONENTS

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje (file) The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has described the election process in the state as “really democratic”. He thanked all his supporters for coming out in their numbers to re-elect him, while he called on those aggrieved by the outcome of the exercise to simply take it in good faith. “We have to appeal for peace and stability. Those who jubilate should jubilate in peace to avoid intimidation and those who are not happy should take it in good faith. “But all I can say is,…

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VIOLENCE ERUPTS IN KANO, AFTERMATH OF GUBER ELECTION RESULT

Violence has erupted in the ancient city of Kano, following the declaration of winner in the supplementary governorship election held on Saturday in the state. The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Sunday night announced the incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as of the governorship election in Kano State, thereby returning him for a second term in office. However, violence broke out in the state Sunday night, as aggrieved people turned out in large numbers and were desperate to force their way into the state INEC office, but for…

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BREAKING: PDP REPRESENTATIVES WALK OUT OF VENUE OF COLLATION OF KANO RERUN ELECTIONS

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the last two Local Government Areas in Saturday’s Kano gubernatorial rerun, the representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) walked out of the collation room. The results announced showed that Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of All Progressives Congress, APC, scored 371 against 228 polled by Abba Kabir Yusuf of PDP. The result also showed that Ganduje polled 10,536 votes against the 3,409 scored by Yusuf in the disputed Nasarawa local government. Speaking to journalists after angrily…

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UNCERTAINTY OVER KANO RERUN ELECTION RESULTS

The situation in Kano has further underscored the inability of the present INEC to work hand in hand with the security agencies to conduct free and fair elections. What makes this more worrisome and curious is the fact that when the last election took place in the state, there was less violence and the security agencies in the state are aware of areas more prone to violence. Moreover, rather than allow its men on ground who understand the terrain do their job, the Police drafted in senior officers including a…

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KANO BRIDE POISONS HUSBAND TO DEATH TWO WEEKS AFTER WEDDING

The Police in Kano are on the trail of a runaway bride, who allegedly killed her husband, Umar Sani, with poison. The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, DSP Magaji Majiya, said on Tuesday that the relations of the late husband reported the incident to Kofar Wambai Police station in Kano metropolis on Monday. He said the report indicated that the deceased, who married the teenage wife two weeks ago, was allegedly poisoned on Jan. 4, and died the following day. “After the Police received the…

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DSS, POLICE CLASH AT KANO GUBER ELECTION RESULTS COLLATION CENTRE

John Alechenu, Kano With the non-release of the results of the rerun elections in Kano State, everyone seems to be on edge. Policemen and officials of the Department of State Services sent to provide security for the Kano Independent National Electoral Commission collation centre clashed over the right to screen persons entering the venue. Trouble started on Sunday after security officials asked everyone in the hall to leave and present themselves for fresh screening. Policemen who hitherto controlled access into the centre were shoved aside by a team of heavily…

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GANDUJE, WORST THING TO EVER HAPPEN TO KANO, SEE REACTIONS TO KANO ELECTIONS RERUN

Some  Nigerians on social media have expressed their disappointment over the conduct of the March 23rd supplementary election in Kano state. The battle which is mainly between incumbent governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Abba Kabir Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, has reportedly suffered some disruption and violence. Alhough police in the state have refuted claims that the rerun was characterized by disruption and widespread violence, many photos of injured people flooding various social media platform, leaves room for doubt. Meanwhile, Governor Ganduje has been…

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DECLARE ABBA YUSUF WINNER OF THE KANO GUBER ELECTION – PDP

SupplementaryElections: We call on the @inecnigeria to immediately declare our candidate, @EngrAbbaKYusuf as the winner of the Kano Governorship election, having scored the highest number of lawful votes and secured the statutory 25% in two-third of the state. Our call is predicated on the fact that, no valid voting held on the March 23 Kano Supplementary elections and therefore no figures can be fabricated from the exercise to displace @EngrAbbaKYusuf’s leading margin of over 26, 000 votes. @inecnigeria is already aware that its supplementary election in Kano was completely disrupted…

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