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Buhari’s Nephew, 7 Others Reps Lose APC Return Ticket In Katsina



Not less than eight incumbent House of Representatives members from Katsina State, including President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Fatuhu Muhammadu, have failed to become the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the 2023 election.

A son of one of President Buhari’s elder sisters, Fatuhu Muhammad, who is the incumbent representative of Daura/Sandamu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives lost to Aminu Jamo.

According to too the result announced by Bala Zango, Jamo got 117 votes while Muhammadu got 30 votes.

The deputy speaker of the State House of Assembly, Dalhatu Tafoki, also defeated incumbent Murtala Isa in the contest for who to represent the party in Faskari/Sabuwa/Dandume constituency. He scored 96 votes to Isa’s five.

In Katsina Central Constituency, the immediate former Commissioner for Sports and Social Development, Sani Danlami, defeated the incumbent representative of the constituency, Salisu Isansi.

Danlami scored 51 votes while Mr. Isansi got seven votes. Two votes were invalid.

For Batagarawa/Rimi/Charanci, incumbent Hamza Dalhatu also lost to Usman Banye. Banye scored 77 votes while Mr Dalhatu got 56 votes.

Ahmed Yusuf defeated Ashiru Mani with 56 votes to 54 votes to stop Mani from returning to the House of Representatives in the Mani/Bindawa constituency primary.

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In Safana/Danmusa/Batsari constituency, the immediate former Commissioners for Special Duties, Abdulkadir Zakka, defeated the incumbent Ahmed Dayyabu to get the party’s ticket.

Aminu Balele, former Special Adviser on Sports Development and Chairman, Katsina United defeated incumbent Armayau Kado with 97 votes to eight votes to get the ticket for Kurfi/Dustin Ma constituency.

Abdullahi Aliyu defeated the incumbent to represent Musawa/Matazu constituency. He got all the 105 votes cast.

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