The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the All Progressive Congress candidate, Shehu Nasiru, as the winner of the Denge-Shuni/Bodinga/Tureta Federal Constituency supplementary election in Sokoto State.
The state returning officer and Don of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Professor Chika Muhammad, announced the outcome of the poll on Sunday.
The APC candidate polled 40,994 votes, defeating his closest opponent, the incumbent Hon. Shehu Balarabe Kakale, who polled a total number of 35,687 votes after the supplementary elections.
Kakale was elected as a member of the Federal House of Representatives in 2019 under the platform of the PDP.