Jigawa bye-election: Musa wins APC Babura/Garki Federal Constituency primary

Musa Muhammadu has emerged candidate All Progressives Congress (APC) for bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency Jigawa.

Muhammadu pulled 547 votes beat his rival Aliya Muhammadu, who secured 32 votes in held on Monday at Babura Local Government Secretariat.

Declaring result, Muhammad Ibrahim, Party’s Electoral Committee Chairman, said Idris Zangi came third with 21 votes.

News Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports that three aspirants contested be the party flag bearer including siblings.

Both Musa and Aliyu are the sons of late Alhaji Muhammadu Adamu Fagen Gawo, member House of Representative, who died in office on Dec. 31, 2019.

Dr Mahmoud , the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, declared the conduct of the election as free and fair.

said that the was conducted peacefully without any rancour.

He also announced that a total of 11 political parties are participating in the bye election slated for March 14. (NAN)