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Just In: Senate President Lawan re-elected in Yobe North after 22 years in N/Assembly

Senate President Ahmed Lawan, has emerged winner of the just concluded senatorial election in Yobe North after about 22 years in the National Assembly.

The position was keenly contested between the two major political parties in the State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The Returning Officer of the zone, Professor Omolola Aduoju of the Federal University Gashua, Yobe State, announced the result at Umar Suleiman College of Education Gashua.

Adunoju said Lawan polled 91,318 votes to defeat his rival of the PDP, Ilu Alhaji-Bello, who got 22,849 votes out of the 122,136 total valid votes cast.

Credit: Tribune online

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