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Buhari’s Aide, Bashir Ahmad Rejects Results, Give Reasons



A former Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has rejected the result of the House of Representatives primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency.

Ahmad, whose wish is to represent Gaya/Ajingi/Albasu federal constituency, has, however, rejected the outcome of the primary stating that the reason of rejecting the result is due to the use of thugs during the election.

Ahmad who contested to represent Gaya, Ajingi, Albasu Federal Constituency alleged that thugs were used to hamper the peaceful conduct of the election, adding that he left the venue for the security of the delegates.

He rejected the result of the election after the incumbent member, Abdullahi Mahmood Gaya, was announced as the winner of the election.

“As an aspirant, I left the venue the of the primary election for Gaya, Ajingi and Albasu Federal Constituency, because of the security of our majority delegates. If we want to compete with the best, thugs shouldn’t be part of any election,” he said on Facebook and Twitter.

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Similarly, contestants at the Kumbotso Constituency, Muhammad Auwal Sarari, rejected the result that saw the incumbent member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Munir Babba DanAgundi as the winner.

Meanwhile, in a related development, Abba Ganduje, the son of the Kano State Governor, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, won the primary election unopposed to secure the party’s ticket to represent Tofa-Rimin Gado-Dawakin Tofa Federal Constituency.

Abba scored a total of 190 votes as contained in the election results.

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