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Late Lawmaker’ Son Wins Jigawa Assembly Bye-election, Takes Over His Father’s Position

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammad Adamu, has won the bye-election held on Saturday in Kafin-Hausa constituency to the Jigawa State House of Assembly.

The declaration was made on Saturday at Kafin-Hausa local government collation centre by the returning officer, Ahmed Kutama.

He said Adamu of the APC polled 14,924 votes to defeat his main rival, Garba Tambale of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 8,612 votes.

The seat became vacant following the death of the occupant, Adamu Babban-Bare (APC), in January.

The winner of the Saturday bye-election, Adamu, is a son of the deceased lawmaker.

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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