APC wins Kware/Wamakko federal Constituency by-election



The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullhai Ahmadu Kalambaina has been declared winner of the Kware/Wamakko federal Constituency by-election.

Kalambaina defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Aminu Bello Kware.

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Announcing the result, INEC’s returning officer for the election, said the APC candidate polled the total of 3,288 votes to defeat the PDP candidate who polled 7, 205 votes.

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The by-election was conducted to fill vacuum created following the death of the Abdullahi Wamakko (Speaker), the

House of Reps member representing Wamakko/Kware federal constituency.

Abdullahi, who is the younger brother of Senator Aliyu MagatakardaWamakko, died some months ago in a Nigerian hospital after a brief illness.

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Consequent upon Abdullahi’s demise, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared his seat vacant and ordered that a by-election be conducted to enable Wamakko/Kware federal constituency have a representative before the end of October.

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22 political parties fielded candidates at the by-election.

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