- Kano speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan, has been declared winner of the Rano/Bunkure/Kibiya federal constituency seat
- Alhassan was declared the winner by INEC returning officer, Prof. Kabir Taheer-Hamid, having polled 62,455 votes
- The APC candidate defeated Alhaji Sani Muhammad of PDP, who scored 33,296 votes
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan, the speaker of Kano state House of Assembly, as the winner of the Rano/Bunkure/Kibiya federal constituency seat.
The returning officer, Prof. Kabir Taheer-Hamid, announced this on Monday, February 25, in Kano.
According to him, Alhassan, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 62,455 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Sani Muhammad, who scored 33,296 votes.
Taheer-Hamid said: “Alhassan scored a total of 62,455 votes, while Muhammad got 33,296 votes. The break down shows that Alhassan scored 16,505 votes in Kibiya, while Muhammad got 2,543 votes.
"In Rano, Alhassan polled 21,459, while Muhammad had 9,292 votes. In Bunkure, Alhassan got 24,491 votes while Muhammad scored 11, 461 votes."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, had retained his seat in the National Assembly after winning the Tafawa Balewa/Bogoro federal constituency election in Bauchi state.
Dogara, who contested the election on the platform of the PDP, polled 73,609 votes to defeat Dalhatu Abubakar Kantana of the APC who scored 50,708 votes.
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