The New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) candidate for Fagge Federal House of Representatives in Kano State, Barrister MB Shehu, on Saturday, was declared the winner of the supplementary election.
It was gathered that Shehu defeated the incumbent House of Representatives member of the constituency, Aminu Sulaiman Goro.
Goro is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who is serving his 3rd term in the Green Chamber.
The Returning Officer, Professor Ibrahim Tajo Suraj while announcing the result said Shehu polled 19,024 votes of the total votes cast, followed by the candidate of the Labour Party, Shuaibu Abubakar who polled 12,789 votes.
According to the result, Aminu Sulaiman Goro of APC came third with 8, 669 votes.
He said, “That Barrister MB. Shehu of the NNPP, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes is declared winner of the election.”
The NNPP led with 609 votes in the supplementary election, while APC came second with 268 votes, followed by LP with 60 votes.
However, when the result was summed up with the previous February 25th election, the NNPP came first followed by LP and APC as second and third.
The full results below:
Total Reg. Votes – 274, 031
Total Accredited Votes – 50, 852
APC – 8, 662
NNPP – 19, 024
PDP – 6, 548
LP – 12, 789
Total Valid Votes – 47, 891
Rejected votes – 1, 005
Total Votes Cast – 48, 896