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FCT poll: APC wins Bwari

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Musa Dikko, the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Musa Dikko, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship candidate for Bwari Area Council, has been declared winner.
Mr Abubakar Abba, INEC Returning Officer for the election in the area, who announced the result in Bwari yesterday, said Dikko polled 18,066 votes to win the election.
He said Dikko defeated his closest opponent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Andrew Gwani, who scored 13,279 votes.
In another development, the INEC has declared the councillorship election for Nuku/Sabon Gari ward in Abaji Area Council  inconclusive, following violence at Kekeshi polling unit. 
The INEC electoral officer in the area said a date would be set to conduct a re-run election in the area.
Meanwhile, there was jubilation after the APC candidate was declared winner of the election. Supporters and members of the party poured onto the streets to celebrate the victory.

 

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