FCT Council Poll: INEC Declares APGA Candidate Winner Of Chairmanship Poll In Gwagwalada

APGAThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Mustapha Adamu of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) winner of the Gwagwalada Area Council election in the Federal Capital Territory.
The returning Officer, Adamu Tanimu, declared Mr. Adamu as the winner in Gwagwalada following a re-run poll conducted to determine the winner of the inconclusive April 9 election.
The re-run poll in the area was held at Gurfata and Ibwa units.
According to the results declared by Mr. Tanimu APGA have 678 votes in the supplementary election, bringing its total votes to 15,950 having polled 15,272 votes in the April 9 election.
Abubakar Giri of APC, who is the incumbent chairman, garnered 23 votes in the supplementary election, bringing his total votes to 14, 569.
Mr Abdullahi of the PDP polled 682 votes having failed to get a single vote in Wednesday’s re-run election.
“Mustapha [sic] Bello Adamu of APGA, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest votes is hereby declared winner and elected”, said Tanimu.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was conducted under peaceful atmosphere amidst tight security.


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