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Suspension of Tudun Wada/Doguwa supplementary election is fake news- Official

Kano state Judiciary has debunked a news story published by an online newspaper saying that the state high court has suspended the supplementary election of Tudun Wada/Doguwa Federal Constituency.

Debunking the story and describing it as a fake news, the State Judiciary Public Relations Officer, Baba Jibo Ibrahim on Saturday told Journalists that there was no such order from any court in the state.

Ibrahim accused some unscrupulous people of circulating the fake news and urged the police to investigate and arrest the perpetrators who want to create chaos in Kano state.

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SOLACEBASE had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced that all outstanding governorship, national and state assembly supplementary elections would take place on Saturday, April 15.

This is inclusive of Tudun Wada/Doguwa federal constituency, according to INEC.

The commission said the decision was in compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act and that the, “the reviewed elections results stand as follows, APC 39,732, NNPP 34, 798, PDP 7,091.”

Alhassan Ado Doguwa of APC was initially declared winner of the poll but was later reversed by the commission

Also, in another development Freedom Radio has distance its self from a publication attributed to it on the issue.


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