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Zamfara by-election: Two missing INEC ad-hoc staff found

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced that it has found the remaining two of the four missing ad-hoc staff. 

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in charge of the state, Dr Asma’u Maikudi, disclosed this on Tuesday at a stakeholders meeting to make plans for the supplementary bye-election in Bakura Local Government Area of the state. 

Maikudi said that all four missing ad-hoc staff have been found. Two of them were found injured while the remaining two were found safe on Monday. 

The Electoral Commissioner then pleaded with politicians to make the election peaceful while INEC will deliver a free and fair election. 

The supplementary bye-election scheduled for Wednesday is to take place at 14 polling units in five wards in Bakura LGA.

The wards include Bakura (eight polling units), Damri (three polling units), Yar Kufuji (one polling unit), Nasarawa (one polling unit), Yar Geda (one polling unit).

She added that across all the affected polling units, a total of 11,429 registered voters were expected at the poll.

The meeting had in attendance various political stakeholders, including representatives of some political parties in the state.

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