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PDP wins Gombe North

GOMBE—Alhaji Saidu Alkali of Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP, has won the Gombe North Senatorial by-election conducted on Saturday.

Announcing the result in Mallamsidi, headquarters of the Senatorial District, the Returning Officer, Mrs Neibit Rehort, said Alkali scored 138,628 votes to beat 12 other contestants.

He was followed by Alhaji Umar Muazu of CPC with 17,341 votes, while Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar of ANPP came third with 17,203 votes.

A total of 190,014 votes were cast.


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