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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has withdrawn its participation within the Bakura State Constituency supplementary election in Zamfara State.
Chairman of the APC Publicity Committee in Zamfara, Ibrahim Birnin-Magaji, disclosed this on Tuesday, a day earlier than the train is scheduled to carry.
He defined that the celebration took the choice to withdraw to allow the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to finish the method.
Birnin-Magaji said that the choice adopted a cautious evaluation of final Saturday’s bye-election and the preparedness of the safety businesses to ensure the safety of voters throughout the supplementary election within the 14 affected polling models.
He famous that neither the heads of safety businesses nor their representatives attended the stakeholders’ assembly geared toward fine-tuning the measures put in place to make sure the graceful conduct of the supplementary ballot.
The celebration spokesman in Zamfara harassed that the safety businesses had been important stakeholders in an electioneering course of and their absence on the assembly referred to as for severe concern.
He mentioned the celebration’s management had lodged a proper grievance to INEC to shift the train to a extra handy date to make sure all points arising from the final train had been correctly addressed.
Birnin-Magaji, nevertheless, faulted the choice of the electoral umpire to go forward to mounted December 9 for the supplementary election.