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APC Wins Bauchi Senatorial By-election

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  • Breaking News. APC Wins Bauchi Senatorial By-election

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared wiiners of the Bauchi South senatorial election held on Saturday.The election was held to fill the vacancy created by the death of the last occupant, Ali Wakili.

    The election was held in the seven local government areas in the senatorial district.

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    The results, announced by the electoral commission, INEC, shows the APC won in six of the seven local governments in the district. The local government areas where election took place are Bauchi, Toro, Dass, Tafawa-Balewa, Bogoro, Alkaleri and Kirfi.

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won only in Bogoro Local Government Area, the council of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

    Candidates of nine political parties participated in the election. The parties in the contest were All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Action Peoples Party (APP), Kowa Party, New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), People for Democratic Change (PDC), African Democratic Congress (ADC).

    The candidates in the election are Lawal Yahaya Gumau (APC); Isah Yuguda (GPN); Haruna Ayuba (ADC); Aminu Tukur (APP) and Usman Hassan (Kowa Party).

    Others are Maryam Bargel (SDP); Husseini Umar (NNPP); Usman Chaledi (PDC); and Ladan Salihu (PDP).

    The APC candidate in the election, Lawal Gumau, will thus become the senator-elect for the district.