by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a State Assembly Bye-election held in Sabon Gari Constituency in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The candidate of the PDP, Hon. Usman Alibaba, scored 9,113 votes to emerge victorious against his APC opponent, who scored 7,404 votes, in the said election on Saturday.
A statement by spokesman of the State PDP, Abraham Alberah Catoh, stressed that
“The PDP candidate secured 9,113 votes to defeat his APC rival, who came second, with 7,404 votes, in Sabon Gari, in Zaria.”
He stated that by this victory, Hon. Usman Alibaba has been signed, sealed, declared and delivered to the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Lugard Hall.
“The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Kaduna State Chapter, and the entire PDP family wish to thank all its members, supporters and sympathizers for a job well done.
“This is just the beginning of other victories in the very near future! It is also the way to go in bringing an end to the repressive and brutish government of the APC in our State and the entire country,” PDP stated.
PDP officially congratulated Hon. Usman AliBaba for emerging victorious at the Kaduna State Assembly Bye-election, Sabon Gari Constituency, which took place on Saturday. “Congratulations to all PDP members and the good people of Sabon Gari,” it applauded.