The Labour Party candidate, to represent Kaura federal constituency, at the federal House of representatives, Mr Donatus Mathew, has won his opponents, who contested the seat with him, in the Feb. 25 National Assembly Elections in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
According to the returning Officer, Prof. Elijah Ella, who declared the result in Kaura federal constituency, on Sunday, Mathew polled 10,508 votes, to defeat his closest opponent, who is also the incumbent, Mr Gideon Gwani of Peoples Democratic Party
The News Agency of Nigeria reported, that the defeated PDP lawmaker is contesting the seat, for the fifth time.
Prof. Benjamin Gugong of the All Progressive Congress came third with 9,919 votes, while Mr Simon Na’Allah of the New Nigeria Peoples Party came fourth with 5,354 votes, he said.
While explaining that a total of 36,983 voters were accredited out of the 101,624 registered voters in the LGA, he added that of the 36,983 accredited voters, 36,133 cast their votes.
“Mr Donatus Mathew of the Labour Party, having satisfied the requirements of the law by scoring the highest votes, is hereby declared the winner,” he declared.