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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship polls

All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, Federal Capital Territory.

Prof. Simon Kawe, the INEC Returning Officer, who announced the result, said Chiya scored the highest votes of 14,245 to defeat his closest rival, Mr Ibrahim Daniel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 14, 189.

The supplementary election in Sheda polling unit 005 was however, disrupted by some thugs which was regarded as Zero votes for all political parties as read by the INEC officer.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some residents were seen jubilating over the APC victory in Kwali metropolis.

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