APC wins Nasarawa re-run election

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura
Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Abubakar Sarki-Dahiru of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the Nasarawa State re-run election for the Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency seat at the House of Representatives.

The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Uji Francis, announced the results in Lafia on Sunday.

He said: “Abubakar Sarki Dahiru of APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scoring the highest number of votes, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.’’

Mr. Francis said the winner polled 74,892 votes to beat the incumbent Joseph Kigbu of Peoples Democratic Party who polled 70,302 votes.

He said Nurudeen Mohammed of All Progressive Grand Alliance got 1,419 votes while Jonathan Dogo of the Peoples Democratic Movement polled 760 votes.

He explained that the total number of registered voters at the constituency was 285,728 while 154, 756 were accredited during the exercise.

He said the total votes cast was 150, 792, adding that 3,208 votes were rejected.

(NAN)

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