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PRP candidate wins in Bauchi

The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Bauchi State lost another seat in the National Assembly to the People Redemption Party, PRP.

The Returning Officer for the election, Ibrahim Yakubu declared the candidate of the PRP, Abdullahi Yakubu Shehu as the winner having polled a total of sixty nine thousand eight hundred and eighty eight votes to defeat his closest rival Comrade Mohammed Sabo of the ruling APC who polled a total of fifty three thousand four hundred and seventy votes.

While the PDP candidate, Aminu Garu emerged third with a total of forty three seven hundred and twenty seven votes.

The Returning Officer declared that the PRP candidate, Abdullahi Yakubu Shehu having certified the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner of the Bauchi Federal Constituency.

With this result, Bauchi State APC has now lost two seats in the House of Representatives following the declaration of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the PDP as the winner of the Dass/Tafawa-Balewa /Bogoro Federal Constituency.

Alhassan Usman

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