FCT polls: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary election in Abuja

FCT polls: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary election in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali area council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Professor Simon Kawe, the INEC returning officer who announced the result, said Chiya scored the highest votes of 14,245, to defeat his closest rival, Mr Ibrahim Daniel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 14, 189.

The supplementary election in Sheda polling unit 005 was however disrupted by some thugs which was regarded as Zero votes for all political parties as read by the INEC officer.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that some residents were seen jubilating over the APC victory in Kwali metropolis.

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Meanwhile, INEC declared the chairmanship candidate of the PDP, Mr Abdulahi Sabo winner of the supplementary poll for Kuje Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

INEC had on Saturday, March 9, declared the chairmanship election in the area inconclusive due to electoral violence at some poling units in Rubochi and Kwaku areas of the council.

Professor Titus Ibekwe, the INEC returning officer who announced the result, said Sabo scored the highest votes of 19, 090, to defeat the incumbent chairman, Mr Abdulahi Galadima of the APC who scored 15, 187.

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