APC loses Suleja/Tafa/Gurara house of rep. seat to PDP

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By Rita Iliya
The All Progress Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Abdullahi Lado for the Suleja, Tafa and Gurara Federal Constituency has lost his re-election to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tanko Adamu.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lado is the present member representing Suleja/Tafa/Gurara Federal Constituency.

The Independent Electoral Commission ( INEC) Returning Officer, Tanimu Garba while announcing the result said the PDP candidate polled 40,632 votes to defeat the APC candidate who scored 38,217 votes.

Garba declared the candidate of the PDP winner having satisfied the requirements of the law and returned elected.

Other contestants were George James of ADC who scored 344 while Ibrahim Ibrahim of ADP got 231 and Tanko Ahmed of APGA scored 979 as well as Yusufu Muhammed of APP got 94 while candidate of Labour Party scored 19,219.

Also, candidate of NNPP scored 1,255, NRM got 101, PRP scored 145, SDP got 46 and Isah Jagaba of ZLP scored 297 votes.

In the same vein, Alhaji Abdullahi Maud of the All Progress Congress (APC), has been declared winner of Agaie/Lapai Federal Constituency.

Maud polled 29,671 votes to defeat his closest opponent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who scored 25,439 and candidate of NNPP got 2,157 votes.(NAN)

Edited by Maureen Atuonwu

Ismail Abdulaziz

Deputy Editor in Chief,
Multimedia, Solutions Journalism & Website
Abuja.

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