The candidate of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC), Musa Muhammad Fagen-Gawo, has been declared winner of Garki/Babura Federal constituency by-election in Jigawa State.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Professor Ahmad Shehu Kutama, declared the result at Babura local government.
He said Musa Muhammad Adamu Fagen Gawo of APC polled 48,318 votes to defeat Malam Nasir Garba Dantiye of PDP who scored 24,135 votes, while Bashir Umar Of ADP got 458 votes.
“Musa Muhammad Adamu Fagen Gawo of APC having scored the highest number of votes of 48,318 was therefore declared as the winner of Garki/Babura federal constituency by-election,” Kutama said.
Musa Muhammad replaced his father, Muhammad Adamu Fagen-Gawo, who died after a brief illness in Dubai.
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