PDP Candidate Wins Zamfara Constituency Bye-Election

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The and National Commission has declared the People Democratic Party () winner of the Bakura bye-election of Zamfara State.

declared Ibrahim Tukur winner on Wednesday, four days after the election was conducted in the -central state.

Returning Officer for the supplementary election, Tanko Yahaya made the announcement, adding the candidate polled 23,874 to defeat his close rival, Bello Dankande of the All Progressives APC scored 16, 546 votes.

Earlier, the umpire had declared the election inconclusive, noting the results of 14 polling units in Bakura ward had been cancelled.

The affected units according to Magawata have a total of 11,429 votes.