by pmnews

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Kano North senatorial seat, defeating Senator Bello Hayatu, who has been in the Senate since 1999. Bello-Hayatu-Gwarz

The APC candidate, Alhaji Barau Jibrin, an accountant and World Bank consultant, secured 381,393 votes to end Hayatu’s 16 year’s in the Senate.

The Returning Officer, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed, who declared the result on Monday in Bichi, said the incumbent senator, who contested for the fifth time under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), got 107, 845 votes.

Ahmed said the election had recorded massive turn-out of voters and was conducted peacefully.

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