I Declared Kano Election Results Under Duress – INEC Returning Officer, Prof Yakasai Admits
Professor Ibrahim Adamu Yakasal, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the Tudun Wada/Doguwa House of Representative election held on February 25, 2023, had admitted that he declared the election results under duress.
The university don made this known in a letter to the state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner and obtained by SaharaReporters on Wednesday.
The Returning Officer claimed that he declared Doguwa as the winner because of death threats initiated against him and other INEC officials that worked with him.
“I hope my statement would be kindly looked at and necessary action to be taken in accordance with section 65 of the Electoral Act 2022.”