House leader, Doguwa, reelected for 5th term

The Majority leader in the House of Representatives, Alhasan Ado Doguwa, has been reelected for the 5th term to represent Tudunwada/ Doguwa Federal Constituency of Kano State.

After a tough contest on the platform of All Progressive Party (APC) in the supplementary elections held at eight wards in Tudunwada Local Government, the Returning Officer, Professor Sani Ibrahim, declared Doguwa the winner, polling 41,573 against his closest rival, Yushau Salisu of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) who scored 34,831 votes.

Greeted by violence and manipulation, the election earlier held in the constituency on February 25 was declared inconclusive amid report of declaration of results under duress by the Returning Officer Ibrahim Adamu Yakasai, voiding the process.

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