Maryam Yar’Adua, daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’Adua, loses in Katsina

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The daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Maryam Yar’Adua, was defeated in the House of Representatives election for Katsina Federal Constituency as the Congress for Political Change swept to victory in the state.

According to results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday, the CPC candidate, Mr.Mohammed Tukur, trounced her by 45,573 votes to 26,674 votes.

Also, CPC candidate, Alhaji Sani Stores, defeated PDP candidate, Senator Ibrahim Ida, with 217, 154 votes to 188,302 in Katsina Senatorial District. Furthermore, in the Katsina South Senatorial District’s election, CPC candidate, Mr. Abu Ibrahim, got 324,652 votes to defeat PDP candidate, Tukur Jikamshi, who had 198,927, in the Katsina South Senatorial District’s election.

However, the PDP trounced the All Nigeria Peoples’ Party in Kano State by winning two Senate seats and eleven out of the 20 House of Representatives seats so far released.

PDP left ANPP with only one Senate and seven House of Representatives seats while the CPC won two seats in the House of Representatives.

Two incumbent senators, deputy minority leader, Kabiru Gaya (ANPP) and Bello Hayatu (PDP), won, while the third senatorial seat was won by Alhaji Garba Lado of the PDP.

For the House of Repesentatives, deputy minority leader, Abdulrahaman Kawu[ANPP], representing Takai/Sumaila Constituency, Chairman, House Committee on Education, Alhaji Farouk Lawan[PDP, Bagwai/Shanono] and another House of Representatives member, Mohammed Wudi[ANPP/Wudil /Garko], won.

Also, the Governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, lost his constituency, the Bauchi Federal Constituency, to the CPC.

Announcing the result, the Returning Officer, Prof. Isyaku Mohammed, declared Aliyu Ibrahim Gebi, of the CPC as the winner. Gebi defeated one of Yuguda’s aides and a former Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Garba Dahiru of the PDP.

But, the PDP won in the volatile Bogoro/Dass/ Tafawa Balewa constituency, where an incumbent member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, was re-elected.

However, in Adamawa, the contest was between PDP and ACN. The Chairman of the House of Representatives on Women Affairs, Mrs. Binta Marsi-Garba, representing Michika/Madagali constituency lost her seat to the ACN candidate, Titis Ganama.

But ,in Adamawa North Senatorial District,ex- Governor, Mr. Boni Haruna of the ACN lost to Mr. Bindo Jibrilla of the PDP. According to results declared by the Retuning Officer of the area, Prof. Chikezie Uwuama, Jibrilla scored 75,112 votes while Haruna polled 70,890

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