The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Salihu Shadafi of the All Progressives Congress, the winner of the Bosso/Paikoro Federal constituency election in Niger State.
Godwin Nsofor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, announced the result in Minna on Monday.
He said Mr. Shadafi scored 59,256 votes to beat Abdullahi Kwato of the Peoples Democratic Party and Abdulazeez Alfa of the Social Democratic Party, who polled 16,938 and 15 votes respectively.
“Having fully satisfied the provisions of the Electoral Act and having the highest votes cast, Shadafi won the election,’’ Mr. Nsofor said.
He said the result should be taken with all sense of responsibility by both the winner and losers.