Adamawa female senator loses seat

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By Yakubu Uba

#TrackNigeria –  Sen. Binta Masi representing Adamawa North has lost her reelection bid under the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Mr Ishaku Cliff of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Binta is currently the only female lawmaker from Northern Nigeria in the Senate.

Announcing result the Returning Officer, Prof. Mamman Baba-Ardo said Binta scored 16,219 votes, while Cliff of scored 43,117 votes.

However, in the Adamawa Central, a woman, Hajiya Aishatu Dahiru of the APC won the seat with 188,526 votes beating Mohammed Chubado of PDP who scored 96, 530 votes to the second place.(NAN)


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