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Rerun: PDP Candidate Defeats Ousted APC Rep Member In Bauchi

A file photograph of a voter casting her poll in Bauchi State on January 25, 2020.

 

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Auwal Jatau of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because the winner of Zaki Federal Constituency Election.

INEC’s Returning Officer for the ballot, Professor Ahmed Kutama, introduced this on Saturday on the collation centre in Bauchi State.

Professor Kutama declared Jatau because the winner of the election after polling a complete of 15,405 votes to defeat his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Umar Tata, who scored 15,307 votes.

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The PDP candidate received the Zaki Federal Constituency seat within the decrease chamber of the National Assembly after he polled 782 votes within the supplementary election carried out by INEC.

His APC opponent Tata, nonetheless, garnered 401 votes.

The figures had been added to the earlier outcomes from the February 23, 2019 elections whereas the candidate with the very best variety of votes was declared because the winner.

The electoral physique carried out the train following an order of the court docket which sacked Tata and directed {that a} supplementary election be held in 4 models of Zaki Federal Constituency.

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