Azare - Sen. Suleiman Nazif of All Progressive Congress (APC), has won the Bauchi North Senatorial District seat.
Declaring the result in Azare, headquarters of the District on Monday, the INEC Returning Officer for the Senatorial election in the Zone, Dr Muhammed Adamu said that Nazif polled 197 919 votes, to beat his opponents, Alhaji Faruq Mustapha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Okolo Jujiana of the NPPP, who scored 97 047 and 974 votes respectively.
In another development, Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammed-Baba of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has won the Katagum Federal Constituency House of Representatives election.
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Returning Officer for the House of Representatives election in the constituency, Mohammed Mohammed, declaration on Monday in Azare that Muhammed-Baba polled 38 151 votes, to defeat his opponent, Alhaji Awalu Gwalabe of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 23 535 votes.
He described the election as the "most peaceful, free, fair and orderly ever conducted in the country."