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The Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) has canceled the election in wards in Bakura Local Government Area of Zamfara State following what it described as electoral malpractices in the state bye election.

No fewer than eight Local Government Council chairmen elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, on Saturday, announced their defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“However, the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution for illegal possession of firearms and their failure to surrender them to the police despite several warnings made on various media platforms for persons in possession of firearms to surrender such weapons to the police.”