Sabuwa Bye-Election: INEC delivers sensitive materials to Katsina
INEC delivers sensitive materials for Katsina bye-election in Sabuwa
The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, took delivery of sensitive materials to be used on Saturday for the by-election to fill the vacant seat of Sabuwa State Constituency of the Katsina House of Assembly, Punch reports.
The materials, which included ballot papers and result sheets, were hitherto in the custody of the Katsina office of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Katsina, Alhaji Jibrin Zarewa, who supervised the exercise, said, “We are set for the by-election. The items are being sent to Sabuwa now and we are tracking the movements of the vehicles conveying them for safe arrival.”
According to the REC, five candidates are to contest the by-election, including Ibrahim Danjuma (APC), Sagir Isa Bako (MPN), Idris Sabiu (NLDP), Dahiru Ahmed (PDC), and Ibrahim Shafiu (PDP).
The by-election is due to the death of the former occupant of the seat, Mustapha Abdullahi.