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Majority leader, Doguwa wins Reps seat, secures th term

Alhasan Ado Doguwa, Majority leader, House of Representatives, has been declared winner of Tudunwada/ Doguwa Federal Constituency.

Announcing the result of the supplementary elections held across eight wards in Tudunwada local government the Returning Officer, Professor Sani Ibrahim, said Doguwa polled the highest votes cast of 41,573, while his closest rival, Yushau Salisu of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) scored 34,831 votes.

Recalls that February election was declared inconclusive in the constituency due to violence and over voting.

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Similarly, the Returning Officer for the election on February 25, Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai, had reported that he announced the result under duress.

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Yakasai had initially declared Doguwa the winner but INEC subsequently voided the process.

Doguwa is now going to the green chamber for the fifth term.

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