Independent National Electoral Commission INEC said on Monday that the elections for Kogi East Senatorial District and Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency have been declared inconclusive due to widespread violence.
INEC Returning Officer for the senatorial election, Rotimi Ajayi, who made the announcement at the collation centre in Idah, said that the elections did not hold in 129 polling units across the district.
Ajayi said that some polling unit elections were cancelled as he announced that scored APC: 113,772 votes; PDP, 69,131 and ADC, 30,696 votes.
According to him, report from Bassa Local Government Area revealed that “a registration area with the name Mozum, which has 12 polling units refused to vote.”
said that a new date for the re-run of the polls would be announced after
necessary arrangements were made.