Abdulaziz Yar’adua wins Katsina Central Senatorial election


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Abdulaziz Yar’adua, of the All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of Katsina Central Senatorial election.

The Returning Officer for the Katsina Central Senatorial district election, Prof. Aminu Dalhatu-Kankia made the announcement after the collation of the results on Sunday in Katsina.

According to him, following the election held on Fed. 25, 2022, Yar’adua of the APC has scored the total 153,512 votes, against Aminu Sirajo of PDP, who scored 152,140 votes.

Mr Dalhatu-Kankia added that Gambo Abubakar of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, garnered 16,005, while Aminu Gide of Peoples Redemption Party got 781 votes.

“That Abdulaziz Yar’adua of APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected,” he declared.

Commenting on his victory, Yar’Adua thanked the people for their support and assured them of providing lasting impacts to the district.

“I am deeply humbled and grateful for the overwhelming support from the people of Katsina central. Thank you for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to serve you. I promise to work tirelessly to deliver on our promises and make a positive impact in our community,” Yar’Adua tweeted on Monday.

“Let’s continue to work together to build a brighter future for all.”

Mr Yar’adua is a retired Lt.-Col. and a younger brother to the late President, Umaru Yar’adua.

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