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Sen. Kashim Shettima, the party’s vice presidential candidate, now represents Borno Central in the Senate. The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Borno has chosen the state attorney general, Kaka Shehu Lawan, as the party’s candidate for the seat.

NewsReport that the former commissioner of justice received 459 votes out of 480 legitimate votes, according to the APC Returning Officer and former deputy governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Uba Magari, who announced the results of the election Thursday at the party’s state headquarters in Maiduguri.

“Having satisfied the provisions of the electoral law, by the authority vested on me by the national Chairman of our great, I declared that Bar Kaka Shehu Lawan, former Attorney General, has been validly elected as the APC candidate for Borno Central Senatorial seat,” he declared.

In his acceptance speech, Kaka Lawan thanked the state governor and delegates for chosen him. He urged the delegates to mobilize eligible voters for the ongoing Permanent Voters Registration exercise.

He assured of quality representation at the Senate even as he asked the people to always pray for their leaders.

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