The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has today Thursday, the 8th of November 2018 shortlisted 4 candidates for the Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa House of Representatives bye-election.
It would be recalled that INEC has since issued the Timetable and schedule of Activities for the bye-elections in Katsina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River States.
Sourced from the Timetable and Schedule of Activities released by INEC, 4th of November was the last day for party primaries to select their candidates in accordance with Section 87 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).
Katsina Post learned that, 4 political parties has since 6th November 2018 submitted their candidates for the scheduled bye-election as follows:
1. Abubakar Yahaya Kusada – All Progressive Congree (APC)
2. Abdussamad Yusuf Abdullahi – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
3. Nasiru Lawal Kankia – People’s Redemption Party (PRP)
4. Abdullahi Umar – Yes Electoral Solidarity (YES)