Gov Yari Retains Seat As Zamfara Governor..Defeats Father In Law

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of the All Progressive Congress has been re-elected as governor of Zamfara.In the result declared at about 4:30am on Monday in Gusau, the Returning Officer, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru declared Yari winner with a total vote of 716,964.His closest rival, who is also his father in-law, Alhaji Mamuda Shinkafi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 201,938 votes to come second.The All Progressives Grand Alliance candidate and National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi polled a total of 2,385 votes to come third.It will be recalled that the declaration of the results was earlier on Sunday marred by irate youths demanding that the PDP candidate be declared winner.They were however dispersed by a joint security team made up of the army, police and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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