APC wins Gwagwalada Chairmanship election

APC wins Gwagwalada Chairmanship election

Sunday, March 10, 2019 8:47 am

Adamu Danze,: winner of Gwagwalada Area Council chairmanship race.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared  the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Danze,  as the winner of  Gwagwalada Area Council chairmanship race.

Mr Ahmed Shittu, the INEC Returning Officer who announced the result, said Danze, the incumbent chairman, scored the highest votes of 21,960, to defeat his closest rival Abubakar Giri, of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) who scored 14,105.

The returning officer said that 10 political parties contested for the chairmanship position in the area council.

He said that, “Adamu Danze of the APC having satisfied  the requirements of the law and having the highest number of votes is hereby declared  the winner and is returned elected,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was conducted peacefully and the result was announced in the presence of party agents and security personnel.

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