👤 By Abdul Tukur
Ballot papers allegedly used in the local elections rerun that took place in Kaduna States today, were found in a vehicle belonging to a politician.
The member of Kaduna State House of Assembly Mark Yari and Muhammad Abubakar Mamadi, a member of the House of Representative, Igabi Local Government Federal Constituency are said to have stolen the results sheets before the election was concluded this evening.
The duo are working to ensure that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Maikai Adamu Mohammed wins the election.
An indigene of Kaduna told DENISAURUS News that the pair, who many believe was sponsored by the Governor of the state were sure that the results of the rescheduled election was not going to go in their favour.
According to the resident, who spoke in Hausa, Mal Uba Sani SA Political Matters to Gov Nasir El-Rufai; Hon Samaila Suleiman, the House of Rep’s Member of Kaduna North Local Govt; Bashir Said, the Chief of Staff Government House and Hon. Yusuf Zailani, a member of the House of Assembly Member for Igabi West Constituency should be probed about the theft of the electoral papers.
Another local, @realKefason observed that thump printing took place at Hotel Seventeen annex along Ohinohi road with @PoliceNG protection in Kaduna.
However, he tweeted that it was to “enable @kadsiecom announce kangaroo results later against the will of the masses.”
So far, the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, KadSIECOM has declared 14 local councils for the APC.
The electoral commission stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won only four councils in the May 12 elections.
Local elections took place in the state on May 12, however, some discrepancy meant election for four wards were elections were inconclusive, was rescheduled for today.
One of the wards were rerun is taking place is Chikun Local Government Area, where the APC is desperate to beat its opposition, Salasi Nuhu, the candidate of the PDP.
The Electoral Commission is yet to make a statement or comment about today’s election.