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DESPITE SECURITY THREAT, ELECTION ELECTION WILL PROCEED AS SCHEDULED IN ZAMFARA

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has assured that despite some record of cases of attacks on some communities in Zamfara 2023 election will proceed as scheduled.

Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC Prof. Saidu Babura Ahmad who stated this in an exclusive interview with the Thunder Blowers on Thursday insisted that the security threat caused by the acts of armed bandits shall not be seen as something that will possibly affect the conduct of the 2023 election as scheduled in Zamfara state.

He noted that, even last week Tuesday he had a meeting with all the security heads in the state and Zamfara INEC office was fully briefed about the security situation faced by the state and even though some areas are still facing the threat of the armed bandits it was visibly clear that it will not affect the arrangement for the conduct of the 2023 polls.

“We had meeting with the security agencies here in INEC office Gusau last week Tuesday and the police gave us the security indicators and like you have pointed, there is significant improvement around fight against banditry in Zamfara but that does not mean some areas are not without challenges”.

“According to the data by the police there are area that still have up to 50% some 60% of the security incidents and that we will continue to monitor the development and act accordingly, but we are optimistic that the development may not have any implication for the scheduled election” Prof Babura added.

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FMR. ZAMFARA SPEAKER SCORES (229) TO DELIVERS POLING

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Former Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly Sanusi Garba Rikiji of the APC has scored a total of (229) votes to defeat the PDP who polls (61) votes only.

His poling unit is Rumfar Galadima (013) in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara State.

As for the result of the state house of assembly in his poling units, APC scored a total of (232) to defeat the PDP who polls (51) votes.

Rikiji is currently the house of reps candidate for Gusau and Tsafe in the 2023 election, whose election was declared inclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He is contesting the seat together with the serving members Kabiru Amadu Mai Palace, who is from the opposition PDP.

 

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CHAIR ZBIRS, WORKS COMMISSIONER, DELIVERS POLING UNITS

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The Chairman of Zamfara State Board of Internal Revenue Service, Ali Akilu Dama Bungudu has also delivered his poling unit.

His party the APC scored a total (173) to defeat the PDP who scored (111) votes.

Similar votes were also recorded for both political parties at the level of State assembly elections.

Similarly, Zamfara State Commissioner for Works Rabiu Garba Gusau has delivered his poling units with a wide margin to defeat the PDP.

APC scored (96) votes to defeat the opposition People’s Democratic Party, which scored (16) votes for both the Governorship election and state assembly for Gusau (1) at his poling unit.

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SHA’AYAU S. PAWA MAFARA SCORES (502) VOTES TO DEFEAT PDP WITH ZERO VOTE.

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A political ally of former Governor Yari Sha’ayau Yusuf S. Paws has defeated PDP in his Township Primary school poling unit in Talatar Marafa local government area of Zamfara State.

According to an official result sheet, the politician who is a member of All Progressives Congress (APC) scored (502) votes to defeat the PDP who scored (0) votes.

The politician has made history since 2015 by maintaining the only poling units which opposition party has never won a single vote during election.

He repeated the same history during the 2023 Presidential and national assembly elections conducted three weeks back, when PDP failed to score a single vote.

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