- The Bauchi North senatorial poll has been won by Mohammed Bulkachuwa of the APC
- Mustafa Faruq of the NNPP and Nazif Gamawa of the PDP came second and third respectively
- The senatorial zone is made up of Katagum, Gamawa, Itas Gadau, Zaki, Shira, Giade and Jama’are LGA’s
Alhaji Mohammed Bulkachuwa of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Saturday, February 23 Bauchi North senatorial poll.
Announcing the result in Azare on Monday, February 25, the returning officer, Prof Ibrahim Garba, said Bulkachuwa polled 110,631 votes to win the poll, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that he said Mustafa Faruq of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) came second with 92,140 votes, while incumbent senator, Nazif Gamawa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), came third with 56,379 votes.
The senatorial zone is made up of Katagum, Gamawa, Itas Gadau, Zaki, Shira, Giade and Jama’are local government areas of Bauchi.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the APC on Tuesday, February 26 garnered the highest total votes cast for the Bauchi South senatorial district but the returning officer, Prof Ahmed Sarkin-Fagam, could not declare a winner for the election.
Announcing the result in Bauchi, Sarkin-Fagam, a lecturer with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, said APC scored 250,725 votes, ahead of other parties, but had no candidate recognized by the law as it had failed to substitute its candidate, Senator Lawal Gumau, as directed earlier by a court of law.
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