The Independent National Electoral Commission says Saturday’s legislatives re-run polls in Sokoto is hitch free with no report of violence or serious challenges.
Malam Musa Muhammad, INEC’s Public Relations Officer in Sokoto, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Sokoto.
He said preparation for the collation at Muhammad Zako Primary School in Sokoto had commenced for Sokoto North/Sokoto South Federal Constituency and Sokoto North State Constituency.
Muhammad noted that collations for Isa/Sabon-Birni Federal Constituency and Binji State Constituency seats would also be conducted in the respective areas.
NAN Correspondents who monitored the exercise report that the election was concluded in almost all the places before 3pm and counting of votes commenced immediately.
At UBA 002 polling unit in Sultan Atiku Secondary School, the Presiding Officer, Odeniran Fumilayo, a corps member, said no serious challenges were recorded in her unit during the exercise.
NAN reports that the re-run elections were conducted for Binji and Sokoto North as well as Sokoto North/Sokoto South and Isa/Sabon Birni Federal Constituencies.