The 2023 Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu House of Representatives election of Kogi State has been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

This followed the difference between the margin of winners and cancelation of results in two polling units of the Federal Constituency election.

The returning officer, Adams Baba who declare the result inconclusive in Kabba on Sunday said the difference of the results between the winner, Arch Salman Idris of African Democractic Congress, ADC, and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Kolawole Matthew was not up to the number of registered voters in the canceled polling units.

The ADC candidate polled thirteen thousand, eight hundred and sixty seven votes while the APC candidate polled thirteen thousand, six hundred and five votes, leaving two hundred and sixty two votes difference, whereas the number of PVCs collected in the cancelled polling units of Iya in Otu ward in Kabba/Bunu LGA is four hundred and eighty five

The returning officer however, failed to mention when a rerun election will be conducted in the affected polling units.



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