Zamfara speaker loses re-election bid

The Zamfara House of Assembly speaker, Nasiru Magarya, has lost his re-election bid for the Zurmi West State Constituency seat.

INEC Returning Officer Mudassir Isma’ila, on Monday, declared the result of the March 18 elections in Gusau.

Mr Isma’ila said Mr Magarya of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 9,531 votes to lose the seat to Isma’ila Bilyaminu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 11,231 votes.

‘’Bala Nasiru of ADC scored 03 votes, Aliyu Abdullahi of ADC scored 16, and Muhammad Sanusi of APGA polled 10.

“Isma’il Bilyaminu of the PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is declared elected,” the returning officer said.


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