Deputy Coordinator, North, Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO, Amb. Coomassie Hussani has congratulated the Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that emerged winners of the bye-elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi, Kwara and Katsina states.
The bye-elections were conducted on Saturday to fill three vacant seats in the House of Representatives in the respective states.
Amb. Coomassie while congratulating the winners in his residence in Abuja charged the new members to be good Ambassadors of Nigeria and never allow themselves to be used by enemies of Nigeria.
“As campaign kicks off today Amb Coomassie confirmed his readiness along side his team to deliver president Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 general election insha ALLAH”
The APC candidate, Yusuf Nuhu, emerged as the winner of Toro Federal Constituency by-election in Bauchi State.
Nuhu polled 22,317 against PDP’s Shehu Buba Umar’s 18,235 votes to win the election.
In Katsina State, Abubakar Yahaya Kusada of the APC polled 48,518 votes to emerge winner of the Kusada/Kankia/Ingawa Federal Constituency by-election.
Kusada defeated three others: Abdulsamad Abdullahi of the PDP who had 20,193 votes, Basiru Aminu of the PRP who scored 1,810 votes and Abdullahi Umar of YES with 221 votes
In Kwara State, INEC declared the APC candidate, Mr. Raheem Olawuyi Ajuloopin, winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency by-election.
Prof. Adesoji added that the Labour Party had 150 votes, the PPN 76 votes, while the UPN had 42 votes.