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APC Candidate Wins Bauchi South Senatorial Bye-election

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Lawal Gumau, has won the Bauchi South Senatorial District By-election, held on Saturday.

Announcing the result in Bauchi on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Ahmed Sarkin-Pagam, said Gumau scored 119,489 votes to defeat eight other contestants, amongst them, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr Isa Yuguda of the Green Party of Nigeria, who polled 33,079 votes.

He said other candidates were Haruna Ayuba of ADC who garnered 1754 Votes; Aminu Tukur of APP who scored 11,717 votes; Usman Hassan of KP with 240 votes and Huseini Umar of NNPP who scored 22,896 votes.

The Returning Officer gave the scores of the remaining candidates as Usman Chaledi of PDC, 1203 votes; Ladan Salihu of PDP,50,256 votes,and Mrs Maryam Begel of SDP, 3,800. votes.

He said a total of 256,763 votes were cast, out of which 245,652 were valid and 11,111 invalid.

Source: OkayNG.com

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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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