INEC applauded for Lere House of Representatives Seat bye election.

Written by on August 20, 2021

Some opposition political parties who took part in the Lere House of Representatives Seat bye election in Kaduna, have given the lndependent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a pass mark, describing the election as fair and credible.

The Returning Officer, Professor Adamu Wada had declared Engineer Ahmad Munir of the APC winner of the election, having polled 34,958 votes to beat the PDP Candidate Barrister Ibrahim Usman who trailed behind with 16,292 votes.

Speaking to lnvicta FM, Chairman, lnter-Party Advisory Council, Kaduna State Chapter, Malam Mikailu Abubakar who doubles as the State Chairman of Young Progressives Party (YPP) which also took part in the election, said the election was free, fair and credible but raised reservations on alleged vote buying.



Similarly, State Secretary of the main position PDP, Honourable lbrahim Aliyu Wusono, having commended INEC, said the vote buying allegation is a sore thumb of the election.



However, both the Acting State Secretary and Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the ruling APC, Yahaya Pate and Salisu Tanko Wusono, did not respond to calls for comment on the election.

Ango Bally


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