Senator Shehu Sani's move to return to the National Assembly later this year suffered a massive setback as the federal lawmaker representing Kaduna Central lost his polling unit to a rival Uba Sani.
Premium Times reports that Shehu Sani, contesting on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) lost to Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his former party.
Results from votes collated at his Polling Unit 20, Ungwar Seriki ward, in Kaduna North local government saw Senator Sani polling 51 votes against Uba Sani's 236 votes and PDP's 34 votes.
Senator Sani posted pictures of him voting at his polling unit on Saturday on his social media accounts.
In the presidential results, APC polled 292 votes while PDP got just 23. For the House of Representatives, APC had 240, PDP 47 and PRP 28.
Earlier in the day, during voting hours, Legit.ng reported that there was mild drama at Stadium Roundabout, Kaduna, on Saturday, February 23, when soldiers reportedly stopped some voters from accessing their polling units.
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The soldiers stopped residents of the southern part of the Kaduna metropolis whose polling units are located in the various places at the city centre.
The soldiers claimed to have been following orders from above not to allow movement.
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