APC Wins Gwaram House of Reps Bye-Election in Jigawa State
The All Progressive Congress (APC’s) candidate in the Gwaram federal constituency bye-election held on Saturday, Yusuf Shittu Galambi, has emerged victorious.
Galambi, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) won the election with 29, 372 votes to defeat his main challenger of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who got 10, 04.
Jigawa State governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, congratulated the winner, saying his landslide victory was a “confirmation of the will of the people and the APC’s dominance in Jigawa State.”
The governor’s senior special assistant on print media, Ahmad Muhammad Danyaro, said in a statement on Sunday that Badaru sees Galambi’s victory as the true choice of the people of the constituency he represents.
“On behalf of the government and people of Jigawa, I congratulate Hon. Yusuf Shittu Galambi on his victory in the Gwaram federal constituency bye-election.
“It is heart-warming to see him emerge as member-elect and I am grateful to the people of the constituency for their immense support to our party.
“Let me also thank the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies, observers and other stakeholders for a successful election adjudged to be free, fair and credible.
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