Lafia - The All Progressives Congress
(APC) in Nasarawa State won 18 out of 24 seats in the state House of Assembly
during the April 11 governorship and assembly elections nationwide.
The PDP got six members from the contest.
This is contained in a statement signed by Abubakar
Aliyu-Mohammed, the Public Affairs Officer of INEC in the state, and made
available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Thursday.
Also read: Al-Makura retains governorship seat in Nasarawa
Those who won APC tickets included Usman Yakubu-Dodo
(Keana); Alhassan Suleiman-Dahiru (Uke/Karshi); Hashimu Jibrin (Karu/Gitata);
Dangana Akoza-James (Doma South), and Alhaji Yahaya Rilwanu (Awe South).
Others, according to the statement, include Umar Tanko-Tunga
(Awe North); Ibrahim Bala (Keffi West); Musa Aliyu (Keffi East); Abubakar
Obere-Kana (Kokona West); Daniel Ogazi (Kokona East), and Abubakar
Mohammed-Imam (Lafia Central).
It further listed Murtala Sodangi (Nasarawa Central); Okpoku
Mohammed (Nasarawa West); Isa Sani- Mohammed (Obi 1); Saidu Galadima (Toto/
Gadabuke); Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (Umuasha/Dausa); Makpa Malla (Wamba), and
Kassim Mohammed (Akwanga South) as APC winners.
The PDP members are Mohammed Okpede (Doma North); Mohammed
Ibrahim-Alkali (Lafia North); Luka Ilya-Zhekaba (Obi 2); Godiya Akwashiki
(Nasarawa Eggon West); Mohammed Aga-Muluku (Nasarawa Eggon East), and Mbucho
Peter (Akwanga North).
NAN reports that the APC in Gov. Tanko Al-makura’s second
tenure now holds the majority seat in tha parliament, unlike in 2011 when PDP
had 20 members against APC’S four.