By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – Senator representing Karina Central in the Upper Chamber, Shehu Sani lost his Ungwar Sarki Ward 020 Polling Unit to the All Progressives Congress, (APC) senstorial candidate, Malam Uba Sani.
Sani, who recently defected to the People’s Redemption Party, (PRP) from APC polled 51 votes to APC’s Uba Sani who had 236 votes. While the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)’s Malam Lawal scored 34 votes.
The Assistant Polling Officer 1 for the Ungwar Sarki Ward 020 Polling Unit, Malam Umar Muhammed Sanusi, who declared the results after sorting and counting, said that President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC polled 292 votes in the polling unit, while PDP’s Atiku Abubakar scored 23 votes.
He added that APC’s incumbent member representing Kaduna North Federal Constituency, Hon. Suleiman Samaila polled 240 votes to win the House of Reps poll in the polling unit, while the PDP’s candidate had 47 votes, and the PRP candidate had 28 votes.