Nyako clinches APC’s senatorial ticket for Adamawa central

Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako

Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako

By Ibrahim Kado

Senator Abdulaziz Nyako has emerged as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Adamawa Central senatorial district with 292 votes.

Dr Mu’azu Shehu, Chairman, of the electoral committee, announced this at the end of the primary election in Yola on Sunday.

He said that 379 votes were cast out of which Nyako got the highest of 292 votes to defeat Abdullahi Musa who received 72 votes and Dr Bindir Buba who got 13 votes.

Two votes were voided, he said.

“Based on this result, it is my singular honour to declare this morning that Abdulaziz Nyako scored the highest votes in this contest and is declared candidate for Adamawa Central senatorial district,’’ Shehu said.

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In his acceptance speech, Nyako described the election as free, fair and transparent.

Nyako thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed in him and assured them of good representation if he wins in the 2023 election.

Thereafter, he promised to carry the defeated aspirants along to ensure that the party in 2023.

According to him, someday those whom he defeated would win as he also contested in the past and lost.


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