Naija News reports that the decision of the electoral umpire to halt the collation of results in some local government areas of the state was as a result of the non-arrival of results from two local governments in the state.
The local governments whose results were still being expected were given as; Nasarawa and Kibiya.
While expressing optimism in the arrival of the results from the local governments, INEC said the collation is expected to resume in the early morning hours of Sunday.
Results from 21 local councils have been collated already and it saw the incumbent Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, shrinking the 26,655 vote gap between him and his closest challenger, Abba Kabir-Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party.
However, the votes from Nasarawa and Kibiya is expected to decide the winner of the election.
Source: Naija News