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Zamfara deputy speaker loses reelection bid

The Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya has lost his re-election bid for the Zurmi West State Constituency seat.

INEC Returning Officer, Mr Mudassir Isma’ila on Monday declared the result of the March 18 governorship and States Houses of Assembly elections in Gusau.

Isma’ila said that Magarya of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 9,531 votes to lose the seat to Mr Isma’ila Bilyaminu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 11,231 votes.

‘’Bala Nasiru of ADC scored 03 votes, Aliyu Abdullahi of ADC scored 16 votes, while Muhammad Sanusi of APGA polled 10 votes. Isma’il Bilyaminu of the PDP having satisfied the requirements of the law is declared elected,” the returning officer said.





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