Lafia House of Assembly re-run, Abubakar Dahiru emerges winner
Abubakar Dahiru, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged winner of the House of Assembly re-run election in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Mr Dahiru defeated his main opponent, Dr. Joseph Kigbu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to return as the member representing Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency.
The electoral body’s Collation Officer of Lafia Local Government Area, Akeremale Collins, said that the APC candidate polled 213 while the PDP candidate polled one vote.
Announcing the final results, the Returning Officer, Igokwe Ikwudiwata, said that the APC candidate polled a total of 74,143 votes while the PDP candidate polled 70,301 votes.