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APC wins Kachia-Kagarko federal constituency election rerun

Saleh Zock of All Progressives Congress (APC) has won Saturday’s Kachia-Kagarko federal constituency election rerun.

INEC’s returning officer, Haruna Aminu of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, announced the result on Monday in Kaduna.

The INEC official said Mr Saleh Zock polled 42,461 votes to defeat his closest rival, Umar David of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 26,218 votes.

He said Mr Augustine Umar of the Labour Party, who came third with 2,311 votes.

The election took place in six constituencies covering seven local government areas of Chikun, Igabi, Kaduna South, Kudan, Kachia, Kagarko and Kauru.

The total polling units in the constituencies were 1,114, and there were more than 639,914 registered voters. 

(NAN)

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