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APC sweeps Zamfara LG polls

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The Zamfara State Impartial Electoral Fee (ZSIEC) has declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Native Authorities Council election held within the state.

The Information Company of Nigeria studies that 42 political events participated within the polls, however the main opposition political events within the state boycotted the elections.

NAN recollects that some political events within the state, together with the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and Accord Get together, had final week filed a case on the state Excessive Court docket in Gusau, difficult the State Impartial Electoral Fee over failure to serve election discover to political events within the state.

However declaring the consequence, the Govt Chairman of the fee, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, stated: “In accordance with the Legislation of the Fee No 4 2012 as ammended, I, Garba Muhammad because the Chief Returning of the LG election in Zamfara, hereby announce the outcomes of the 14 native authorities elections carried out by the fee on Saturday, April 27, 2019.”

Muhammad stated 147 candidates of the councillorship positions and 28 chairmanship and vice chairmanship candidates of the APC additionally gained the elections in all of the 14 native authorities areas of the state.
He listed the winners of Chairmanship positions of the 14 native authorities areas as follows:
1. Anka – Ahmad Balarabe with 38,698 votes
2. Birnin/Magaji – Muhammad Umar – 67,002 votes
3. Bungudu – Abdul’aziz Ahmad – 75,219 votes,
4. Bakura – Dandare Dandako – 65,060 votes
5. Bukkuyum – Nasiru Zarumi – 64,049 votes
6. Gummi – Kabiru S-Aski – 53,668 votes
7. Gusau – Alhaji Babangida – 115,142 votes
8. Kaura/Namoda – Lawal Abdullahi – 62,051 votes.
9. Maradun – Ahmad Abubakar – 50,812 votes
10. Maru – Salisu Isah – 75,274 votes
11. Shinkafi – Sani Galadi – 48,469 votes
12. Talata-Mafara – Lawal Marafa – 70,625 votes
13. Tsafe – Aminu Mudi – 74,521 votes
14. Zurmi – Awwal Bawa – 76,510 votes
The chairman thanked the state authorities for offering logistics help to the fee.
He additionally counseled safety companies within the state for making certain peaceable ambiance within the state throughout the election.

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