The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ibrahim Tudu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the Bazkura State constituency by- election which held on Wednesday.
This was announced by the Returning Officer of the bye election, Prof. Yahaya Tanko of the Department of Political Science, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto at the Local government Collation Center in Bakura.
Prof. Baba said the results of the 14 affected polling units in five wards of the local government area submitted by the wards returning officers concluded the election which was declared inconclusive last Saturday.
The state‘s PDP Chairman, Alh. Tukur Dan-Fulani who spoke to journalists shortly after the announcement, charged the winner to justify his victory and be a good ambassador of the Party as well as his constituency.
On his part, the agent of All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), and the former National Secretary of the party said, as an ally of the PDP the victory of Ibrahim Tudu of the PDP did not come as a surprise.
The party‘s Publicity Secretary, Ibrahim Birnin-Magaji said at the briefing that the party was pulling out because the security agencies could not guarantee the safety of people’s lives and property during the re-run by-election.