APC wins Dogara’s constituency in Bauchi

The House of Representative Candidate under the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa federal constituency, Jafar Gambo Leko, has won the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ja’afar Gambo Leko was endorsed few days to the election by the incumbent member and former Speaker Yakubu Dogara as competent candidate for the people of the area to vote for.

Dogara however supported and delivered the constituency for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar.

Announcing the result in Bununu town on Monday, the headquarters of Tafawa Balewa local government, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Leko as the winner.

The Returning Officer, Professor Bala Dalhat from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi said the APC candidate polled 54,128 votes to defeat Magaji Kefas of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 52,314 votes.

He said the candidate of the NNPP’ Simon polled a total of 5,662 votes.

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