The opposition Progressive Congress Social gathering in Bauchi state gained the by-elections for the Das state district that have been held on Saturday. The closest competitor, Lawal and Andy, of the ruling Folks's Democratic Social gathering.
Wandy acquired 11,062 votes to rank second within the election, which observers mentioned was largely peaceable. Morning by the Returning Election Officer, Professor Ahmed Mohamed from Abu Bakr Tafawa Balewa College (ATBU), Bauchi.
The victory of the Basic Folks's Congress (GPC) within the by-elections, as some colleges of thought consider, is a victory for the previous Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Jakubo Dogara, because the elections have been held in one of many three native authorities areas he represents within the Nationwide Meeting.
Dougara who just lately returned to the GPC on the stage the place he appeared as a speaker earlier than him defected from the PDP in preparation for the 2019 basic elections, Bogoru / Tafawa Palaiwa / Das represents the Federal Constituency.