Gwagwalada re-run poll: APC beats APGA, PDP in narrow victory

January 13, 2018 8:17 PM

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Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulkarim Mohammed, has been declared the winner of the just-concluded Gwagwalada Central Ward councillorship re-run election.

Announcing the result, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

He narrowly defeated Ibrahim Anize of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who had 1,588 votes.

Jibrin Yerima of the People Democratic Party (PDP) came distant third with 977 votes.

The earlier election of Ibrahim Anize was nullified as a result of the cancellation result from four polling units by the FCT Area Council Election Petitions Appeal Tribunal.

APC now has six councillors and APGA has four in the legislative arm of the area council.

Source: dailypost.ng

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