Kwara - Two candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have won seats in the Kwara House of Assembly.
The Returning Officer for Okuta/Yashikira State Constituency, Dr Samuel Kolawole of the University of Ilorin, declared the result for the constituency on Sunday in Kosubosu, headquarters of Baruten Local Government Area of the state.
He said Mallam Usman Adamu of the APC polled 10 900 votes to defeat Usman Abdullahi of the PDP who scored 5 986 votes.
Also announcing the results for Ilesha-Baruba/Gwanara State Constituency on Sunday, the Returning Officer, Dr Ridwan Yusuf of the University of Ilorin, declared Umar Gunu of the APC winner.
Gunu scored 7 668 votes to beat Alhassan Sianu of the PDP who had 3 285 votes.
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Meanwhile, a community leader in the area, Prof. Halidu Abubakar, has applauded the peaceful conduct of the electorate in the area through out the electoral process
Abubakar commended the electoral body for the introduction of Smart Card Readers in the 2015 elections.
He, however, urged INEC to tackle the challenges experienced in the handling of the card readers ahead of the next elections.
Abubakar also urged INEC to consolidate on its achievements in terms of distribution of electoral materials as well as distribution of the Permanent Voters Cards.