The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced Senator Adamu Aliero of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Kebbi Central Senatorial District election held last Saturday.
The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Abbas Yusuf-Bazata, who announced the result on Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi, said Aliero defeated Bagudu to clinch the senatorial seat.
He said Aliero scored 126,588 votes to defeat Bagudu, the incumbent governor of Kebbi and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, who polled 92,389 votes.
The Returning Officer added that Abubakar Bello-Tilli of the Social Democratic Party scored 1,874 votes, while Umar Rufa’i of the Peoples Redemption Party, got 992 votes.
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