Rerun election: PDP wins Shinkafi State Assembly Constituency in Zamfara


By Aluta News

Jan. 4, 2024

The Returning Officer of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara, Prof. Femi Rufus, of the Federal University, Gusau, has declare Mustapha Sadauki of People Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the Shinkafi State Assembly Constituency.
The returning officer said Sadauki, having met the requirements of the law and scored the highest votes, was declared as the winner and returned elected.
The candidate defeated Usman Shinkafi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with 32 votes from the first and rerun elections.
Prof. Rufus said the total registered voters of the nine polling units from five wards were 6,651 out of which 5,457 were accredited for the rerun election.
The cumulative result of the first and rerun elections was announced as Registered voters, 95,646; Accredited voters, 29,184; Votes cast, 28,873; Valid votes, 28,262; and Rejected votes, 611.
He said the total votes scored by APC candidate were 13,508 while that of PDP was 13,540, therefore the APC candidate was defeated by 32 votes.
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