APC wins Jigawa by-election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammad , has emerged the winner of ’s Kafinhausa State Constituency by- in Jigawa.

polled 14,924 votes to beat other candidates in the .

The Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the poll took in the 120 polling in the area.

Prof. Ahmed Kutama, the Returning Officer, declared the result at the collation centre in Kafinhausa Area.

He said the APC candidate defeated his closest rival, Garba Muhammad Tambale, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 8,612 votes.

The electoral officer declared the winner, having secured the highest number of votes.

The third contestant was Usman Isyako of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) secured 72 votes. (NAN)