The APC has won the Abaji Area Council, although no candidate has been announced.

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The APC has won the Abaji Area Council, although no candidate has been announced.

The APC has won the Abaji Area Council, although no candidate has been announced.

NewsReport gathered that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was proclaimed the winner of Saturday’s chairmanship election in Abuja’s Abaji area council by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

 

Prof Gabriel Mordi, the INEC returning officer for the Abaji council election, released the results at the commission headquarters on Sunday, declaring that the APC received 7, 289 votes to defeat the opposition PDP candidate, Alhaji Yahaya Garba Gawu, who received 4, 062 votes.

 

Prof Mordi stated that the winner will be announced after the matter is decided by the Abuja court.

The daily trust had reported that an APC chairmanship aspirant in the area, Abubakar Umar Abdullahi, has filed a suit before the Supreme court, after an FCT High court and Appeal court has nullified his candidature and declared Alhaji Mohammed Angulu Loko, as the authentic chairmanship candidate of APC for the last April 23, 2021 primaries in the area.

 

It was gathered that both the FCT High court and Appeal have ordered INEC to withdraw Abubakar Umar Abdullahi’s name and replace it with Alhaji Mohammed Angulu Loko, as the APC chairmanship candidate for February 12 2022 council election in Abaji…

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