- The APC candidate for Bauchi Central senatorial district, Haliru Jika, has been declared winner of the election
- Jika polled 120,871 votes to defeat his rivals from the PDP and PRP
- The Bauchi Central senatorial district comprises of six local government areas
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Haliru Jika, has emerged winner of the Saturday, February 23 election for Bauchi Central senatorial district.
Announcing the result in Darazo town on Monday, February 25, the returning officer, Prof Usman Elnafaty, said the winner polled 120,871 votes to defeat contestants of two other political parties, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that candidates of other political parties that contested with him were Alhaji Bappah Aliyu of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), who polled 66,024 votes and Alhaji Isa Hamma of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), who garnered 57,069 votes.
The Bauchi Central senatorial district comprises of six local government areas of Ganjuwa, Darazo, Misau, Dambam, Ningi and Warji.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that INEC declared the APC as the winner for all the contested positions in the presidential and National Assembly elections in Lagos East senatorial district.
Aaron Akinloye, INEC returning officer for the House of Representatives poll for Epe federal constituency, Lagos state, declared the result on Sunday, February 24, at INEC’s collation centre in Epe.
According to him, Wale Raji of APC, who represents the constituency in the House of Representatives, was returned as winner. With the result, Raji has won his second term bid.
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