APC wins Yamaltu West constituency in Gombe

By Ibrahim KadoDeba (Gombe) March 10, 2019 (NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared  the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Sadik Ibrahim as the winner of  Yamaltu West constituency  in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Mr Mohammed Kirfi, the INEC Returning Officer who announced the result for  Kwadon/ Yamaltu/Debate Local Government Area of the state on Sunday, said Ibrahim scored the highest votes of 12,087 to defeat his closest rival Salihu Mohammed of the People Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 6,280 votes.He said that 10 political parties contested for the  seat.” Abubakar Sadik Ibrahim of the APC having satisfied  the requirements of the law and having the highest number of votes is hereby declared  the winner and is returned elected,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was conducted peacefully and the result was announced in the presence of  security personnel.NAN also reports that the party agents present signed the result sheet while the PDP agent whose candidate  emerged second  disappeared before the announcement of the result (NAN)

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