PDP Coasts To Victory In Sokoto House Of Assembly By-Election

pdp-logoThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) showed again that it is the party to beat as its candidate in last Saturday’s by-election for Gada West constituency in the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Tanimu Dan Galadima kyadawa, beat eleven other contestants to emerge the winner.

Information Nigeria reports that the seat became vacant following the death of the member representing the constituency, Murtala Wauru in June this year.

Announcing the results in a statement yesterday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, Dr. Abdullateef Usman, said Alhaji Dan Galadima scored the highest votes of 6,201 followed by Musa Hamidu of ANPP, who polled 1,732 votes while the CPC candidate Kale Aminu, scored 444 votes.