Uba Sani Defeats Shehu Sani To Win Kaduna Central Seat

File Photo: Shehu Sani


Mr. Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Kaduna Central Senatorial seat beating incumbent Senator Shehu Sani. 

Announcing the results,  the  Returning Officer Prof. Zakari Muhammad of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, said Uba Sani, a former  Political Adviser to Governor Nasir El-Rufai  polled a total number of  355, 242 votes to  defeat Lawal Adamu of the  PDP, who scored 195,497 votes, and Senator Shehu Sani of the PRP who came a distant third with 70,613 votes.

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Shehu Sani won the Senate seat on the platform of the APC in 2015 but defected to the PRP after he lost in the APC primaries.

Meanwhile, Mr. Samaila Suleiman of the APC has won the Kaduna North Federal Constituency with 86,227  votes.

Suleiman defeated  Mr. Ali Muazu of the PDP, who scored 33,858 votes.