Zamfara: INEC declares PDP candidate, Gummi winner of Bukkuyum/Gummi supplementary election


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate for Bukkuyum/Gummi Federal Constituency in Zamfara, Sulaiman Gummi, was on Saturday, declared the winner of the supplementary election conducted in the constituency.

Recall that INEC declared the House of Representative election for the constituency inconclusive due to the cancellation of election results from overvoting and violence at some polling units.

The INEC Collation Officer for the supplementary elections, Dr. Lawal Sa’ad said Gummi polled 35,664 votes to beat his closest opponent of the All Progressives (APC) Ahmad Muhammad, who scored 35,058 votes.

Dr Sa’ad said Gummi, having scored the highest number of votes and satisfied the requirements of the law, emerged as the winner of the election.

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