The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammad Adamu, won the by-election of the Kafinhausa State Constituency in Jigawa State.
Adamu was declared the winner of the election by the Returning Officer, Prof. Ahmed Kutama, at the collation centre in Kafinhausa Local Government Area. According to Prof Kutuma, Adamu polled 14,924 votes to defeat his closest rival, Garba Muhammad Tambale, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 8,612 votes.
NAN reports that the poll took place in the 120 polling units in the area.
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