Vote Counts As Okada rider wins Kaduna Reps seat for Labour Party - DE-REPORTORIAL


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Monday, February 27, 2023

Vote Counts As Okada rider wins Kaduna Reps seat for Labour Party

The Labour Party (LP) candidate, Mr. Donatus Mathew, an okada rider, has been declared the winner of the Kaura federal constituency of Kaduna State.

The returning officer, Prof. Elijah Ella, declared the result on Sunday and said Mathew polled 10,508 to defeat the incumbent member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon Gideon Lucas Gwani, who came second with 10,297 votes.

Ella said the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate trailed with 9,919 votes, while the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) secured 5,354 votes to come third and fourth, respectively.

After his declaration as the winner, Mathew thanked the electorate for the confidence reposed in him to represent them at the Federal level.

He solicited support and cooperation from the people and pledged to carry everyone along to achieve desired success.

Gwani congratulated the member-elect and wished him well.

He urged his supporters to remain calm and accept the electorate’s will, even as he noted that God gives and takes power.

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