By Muhammed Nasiru Adejoh
The Chairman of the House Committee on Steel Development, Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim Halims has clinched the All Progressives Congress’ ticket as the party‘s candidate for Ankpa, Omala and Olamaboro Federal Constituency.
Hon Halims, in a statement issued by his Coordinator of Information, Visual and Strategic Operations, Comrade Muhammed Nasiru, on Friday evening, the Federal Lawmaker beat Hon. Abel Egbita in a landslide to emerge winner.
Announcing the results of the primary election, which was held at the Ankpa Governor’s Lodge, the APC returning officer, Hon. Muhammed Gambo Haruna, declared Hon. Halims as the winner with a total of 163 votes out of a 169 accredited votes.
In his acceptance, Hon. Halims thanked God and the people of Ankpa Federal Constituency for giving him the current opportunity of service which its multiplier effect brought about his highly rated reelection.
He equally thanked the Leader of the APC in Kogi State, His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello for and his Deputy, His Excellency Chief Edward David Onoja for their roles in ensuring that the party remain strong and formidable in the State.