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Jigawa Deputy Gov clinches Senatorial seat

Jigawa Deputy Gov clinches Senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Mr Ibrahim Hadejia as the winner of the Jigawa North East senatorial election.

According to results made available by INEC, Mr Hadejia who contested the poll on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the seat with a total of 184,185 votes.

The results made public by the returning officer, Professor Ahmad Garko, showed that Mr Hadejia’s closest opponent and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ubali Shitu, scored 103,039 votes.

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The returning officer also declared some results for the House of Representatives election in the state with Saidu Miga of the APC scoring 55,241 votes while Tafida Abubakar (PDP) polled 28,707 votes.

Ibrahim Kamfani (APC) won the Hadejia /Auyo/Kafin Hausa Federal constituency seat with 70,388 votes, as against Jibrin Babangida (PDP) who scored 34,143 votes.

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