Ahmad Babba Kaita wins APC ticket for Daura senatorial zone bye-election (See result)
The Katsina state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba-Kaita as the winner of the primary election for the Katsina-North senatorial district by-election.
The election is following the death of Senator Mustapha Bukar
Agbon, the returning officer, announced that Kaita scored 1,723 votes against Nasiru Sani- Zango’s who polled 1,474 votes.
He said the election was keenly contested in a peaceful atmosphere. Responding on the outcome, Alhaji Shitu Masalaha, the state APC chairman, commended the voter turnout.
He said APC would continue to ensure internal democracy in its activities. “I call on both the winning and the losing side to cooperate towards the success of the party during the by-election,” he stated.
The senatorial district comprises of Daura, Maiadua, Sandamu, Zango, Baure, Mashi, Mani, Kusada, Dutsi, Bindawa, Ingawa and Kankiya local government areas.
Below is the full result:
1-Invalid – 91
2- Ahamadu mamman jamo – 0
3-Dr salisu Ahamed Ingawa -2
4-umar katsayal -29
5-mustapha kanti Bello -317
6-Ahamed El Manzur -46
7-Lawal Garba -7
8-Yau umar Gwajogwajo -101
9-Nasiru sani zango —1474
10-Ahamed Babba kaita– 1702