As the results for the last Saturday’s elections continue to trickle in, Yobe State residents are shocked as a young man who breezed in from nowhere defeated the present Speaker of Yobe State Assembly, Ahmed Lawan.
Lawan, who have been representing Nguru II Constituency since 2003, lost to a vibrant 36-year-old man, Lawan Musa of the Peoples Democratic Party.
In an attempt to ensure the All Progressives Congress, APC, doesn’t lose in Lagos State during the governorship election, a video emerged of the State’s Parks Management Committee Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, threatening Igbos.
MC Oluomo had warned Igbos who won’t vote for APC to stay in their houses.
Ahead of the governorship election, some markets populated by Igbos were also burnt down in Lagos State.
Julius Abure, the Labour Party National Chairman has shared a video warning of a national shutdown if Governorship results in Enugu and Abia are “altered” by INEC.
According to Abure, the Labour Party candidates in both states were well ahead of their rivals.
He claimed in Abia state, the Labour Party candidate Dr Alex Otti won in all the local governments but that the Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu through his agents had allegedly held INEC officials hostage to manipulate results.
Comrade Abure warned that if the people’s mandates were “stolen” in those states, he wouldn’t be able to control any possible uprising.
Police have arrested 161 persons in Kano State for committing various offences during the governorship and House of Assembly elections of March 18.
“A total of 161 suspects were arrested for vote buying, destruction of election materials, and possession of offensive weapons and drugs,’’ Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammad Gumel, told newsmen in Kano on Sunday.
“Notable among the suspects is Hon. Isyaku Ali Danja, a member of Kano State House of Assembly representing Gezawa Constituency.