Result of election in Kwara: PDP guber candidate loses LG

By Abiodun Esan
#TrackNigeria: The governorship candidate of the Peoples  Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara,  Razak Atunwa,  has failed to deliver his Asa Local Government Area in  Saturday’s senatorial election.

In the election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled a total of 15, 932 votes to defeat PDP which  scored 11, 252 votes

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  reports that Atunwa, an indigene of Efue, is  a  member of  the House of Representatives representing Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency.

The result of the election was announced by the Returning Officer for Asa  Local Government, Prof. Emmanuel Sanya,  at the state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ilorin on Sunday.

APC  also won in 12 out of the 17 wards in  Asa while PDP won in five wards.

The Returning Officer said a total of 73, 425 voters were registered in the local government, while 29, 027 voters were accredited for the election.

Sanya said out of the 28, 815 votes cast, 27, 850 were valid with 956 votes rejected. (NAN)