OFFICIALLY! Mansir Ali Mashi (APC) Wins Mashi/Dutsi Federal constituency seat (See Result)

The news reaching us at Katsinapost.com has it that the final result of Mashi/Dutsi constituency House of Representatives Bye election have been released.

However, according to the results released by the INEC shows that Mansur Ali Mashi secured the highest votes thereby emerged as the winner of the election. Below is the official result;

Mashi Local Government

APC-16399

PDP-11884

Dutsi Local Government

APC-11569

PDP-7567

Total Mashi/Dutsi

APC-27968

PDP-19451

With about 8517 votes difference

It being recalled that News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN )  correspondent reports that voting  begun as early as 8:00 am in presence of political party agents and security personnel.

An official of INEC, who pleaded anonymity,  told NAN that both sensitive and the non sensitive materials were supplied to polling units in good time.

He said the electoral officers had been  adequately trained on the conduct of the election.

Malam Sani Mashi, an agent of the Peoples Democratic party PDP attached to the Mashi Arewa  polling unit, said he was satisfied with  the conduct of the exercise.

He said agents of all the political parties had agreed not to allow anybody to mar the conduct of the election.

Hajiya Rabi Yakubu, a female voter, at Dutsi Central polling unit  commended the massive turnout of women.

She called on women to continue to participate in elections not only as voters but also as contestants.

The bye-election is to fill the vacant seat following  the death of Sani Bello the member representing the constituency in the House of Representatives.

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