INEC fixes Feb. 10 for re-run election in Katsina



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed Feb. 10, for re-run into Mashi/Dutsi Constituency.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in , Alhaji Jibril Zarewa disclosed this on at a press briefing in Katsina.

Zarewa said that would be conducted in 15 polling units in Mashi and Dusti Local Government Areas of the state as ordered by the Petition .

explained that re-run would be conducted by 130 adhoc staff in nine polling units in Mashi local government and six polling units in Dutsi local government.

would be recalled that Alhaji Mansir -Mashi of APC won the bye-election held on May 20, 2017, following the of the member representing the constituency, Sani Bello.

However, the PDP , Nazifi Yusuf challenged the victory of -Mashi at the over irregularities in the exercise.

The consequently cancelled the results of the 15 poling units, and its decision upheld by the Court of Appeal. ()