Senate deputy whip wins Niger LGAs for Tinubu/Shettima

The Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has won the local government areas in Borgu Kingdom for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Presidential election.

The lawmaker who represents Niger North Senatorial District in the 9th Assembly is also the National Coordinator of Project 774 For Tinubu/Shettima 2023.

Project 774 is a National Support Group for the realisation of Tinubu/Shettima presidency through grassroots mobilisation across the various local governments in the country. 

Sabi Abdullahi, in his polling unit, 001 Jahi Ground in New Bussa, secured 290 votes for the APC out of a total number of 383 valid votes cast.

The election result was certified by INEC’s presiding officer, Muhammad Dauda.

While the People’s Democratic Party scored 64 votes, the New Nigeria People’s Party got 15 and Labour Party 4 votes, respectively.

In addition, Sabi Abdullahi was able to ensure a landslide victory for Tinubu in the local governments in Borgu.

The popular title of the presidential candidate of the APC, Jagaban Borgu, is the traditional honour conferred on him by the Borgu Kingdom. 

The ruling APC led the presidential election in Borgu with 22,486 votes; PDP 9,649; LP 6,140.

A breakdown of election results showed that APC won overwhelmingly in all the wards in Sabi Abdullahi’s domain.