Kano election: Police warn residents against celebrating unofficial results

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The Kano State Police Command has warned residents of the state against celebrating unofficial results of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

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The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, gave the warning in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano on Sunday.

It reads in part, “The command is categorically putting it clear to all and sundry that the Independent National Election Commission should be allowed to finish collating the results and declare authentic winners before any celebrations.”

Supporters of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the State governorship elections, Abba Yusuf, took to the streets of Kano on Saturday to celebrate an alleged early lead.

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