The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, won majority seats in the March 18 Bauchi State governorship and state Assembly elections, in the state.
The list issued by the Deputy Director, Voter Education, Independent National Electoral Commission, Bauchi, Mr Aliyu Shaba, on Tuesday, showed that the major opposition party PDP, won 22 of the 31 seats at the state assembly.
However, the ruling All Progressives Congress, came second by winning eight seats while the New Nigeria People’s Party clinched only one seat, in the contest.
According to the result announced by the electoral umpire, the PDP that top the list by clinching 22 seats, won the following constituencies: Duguri Gwana, Abdullahi Dan-Bala – PDP; Kirfi, Umar Habibu – PDP; Bauchi – Jamilu Dahiri – PDP; Zungur Galambi, Yusuf Ahmed – PDP, Dass, Abdullahi Ahmed – PDP, and Bogoro, Musa Nakwada – PDP.
Others constituencies won by the party are: Lame Toro, Lawal Garba – PDP; Toro Jama’a, Saidu Hamza – PDP; Ningi, Abubakar Sulaiman – PDP; Ningi Bura, Tanko Bura – PDP; Hardawa Misau, Babayo Akuyam – PDP; and Dambam Dagauda Jalam, Mohammed Garba – PDP.
The party also won Ganjuwa East, Ladan Mohammed; Ganjuwa West, Adamu Kawu; Katagum Zaki, Bello Maiwa; Sakwa Zaki, Wanzam Mohammed; and Itas Gadau, Abdullahi Yusuf.
Also, Disina Shira constituency was won by Hodi Jibir – PDP; Shira, Hassan Auwal – PDP; Giade, Adamu Abubakar – PDP; Madara Chinade, Katagum, Ala Ahmed – PDP, and Gamawa, Sarkin-Jadori Bello – PDP.
However the APC won in the following constituencies: Azare Madangala Katagum, Saleh Zakariyya; Udubo Gamawa, Lele Mohammed; Pali Alkaleri, Garba Aminu; and Darazo, Sulaiman Darazo.
Similarly, Malam Dauda Lawal of APC also won Sade Darazo state constituency; APC’s Yahaya Maikudi for Chiroma Misau; Abdul Rishi for Lame Toro – APC; and Abdulrasheed Adamu for Lere Bula – APC, while Mubarak Haruna of NNPP won in Jama’are constituency.
However, the female counterparts were exempt from the numbers of the state house of assembly-elect, as no female candidate won any seat, in the poll.