Senator Danjuma La’ah (PDP-Kaduna South) has won the just concluded general election for the Kaduna South senatorial district.
Suleiman Yashim, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer who announced the result on Monday, February 25, in Kafanchan said Senator Danjuma La’ah of the PDP scored a total 268,923 to defeat deputy governor, Barnabas Bala Bantex of the APC, who scored 133,287 votes.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other runner-up candidates included, Rijo Shekari of the SDP who scored 9,609 votes, Benedict Kura of ADC who scored 2,741 with eight others.
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Other results are being awaited at the Collation centre, INEC officer said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari won Nasarawa state for the first time in his political career since 2003, defeating Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his main challenger, by 37,896 votes.
According to the INEC in Lafia, the state capital, President Buhari polled 279,315 votes to defeat Atiku who polled 241,419 votes.
Buhari won in eight local governments while Atiku won in five local governments marking the first time the Peoples Democratic Party has lost Nasarawa state in a presidential election since the return to democracy in 1999.
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