Governorship election result released on social media by Ganduje’s aide dismissed by INEC Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1226585-governorship election result released social media by gandujes aide dismissed by inec

The governorship election result released on social media by a senior special assistant to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Uba Danzainab, has been dismissed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The electoral umpire dismissed the result in a statement signed by the resident electoral commissioner in Kano state, Riskuwa Arabu-Shehu, Premium Times reports.

According to him, INEC or a representative of the commission is empowered by law to collate, transmit, declare or announce the outcome of any election as contained in section 27 of Electoral Act 2010 as amended. Report has it that Danzainab published on his Facebook page on Saturday, March 9, that APC won 13 local government areas in the gubernatorial election. The general public have been urged to wait for the official announcement of the final result by the commission just as the commission warned them to desist from making provocative statements and actions that could lead to crisis in the state.

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