Shock: PDP Unseats APC in Zamfara as Matawalle lost reelection bid
n what may be described as the biggest upset of the general elections, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Dauda Lawal has unseated Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Lawal the governor-elect with a total of 377,726 votes, after he defeated Matawalle of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 311,976.
He was announced as the winner in Gusau, the state capital in the early hours of Tuesday.
Detection Hits Zamfara As 4 Other PDP Reps Dump Party
Barely two weeks after the governor of Zamfara left the opposition party to the ruling party, another Ffour other members of the House of Representatives from Zamfara State have defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC).The lawmakers are Ahmed Bakura of Bakura/Maradun federal constituency, Ahmed Shehu Bungudu/Maru federal constituency and Suleiman Gummi Gummi/Bukkuyum federal constituency and Bello Shinkafi, Shinkafi/Zurm...
Zamfara Commissioner Dumps APC
A serving Commissioner in Governor Muhammad Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Aliyu Tukur E.S Mafara, at a press briefing in Gusau on Friday, declared his defection from the APC and pledged full support for the PDP governorship candidate in the State, Dauda Lawal.Alhaji Mafara was among the key figures in the Zamfara chapter of APC and a grassroots politicia...
2023: All Zamfara NNPP Executives Defect to APC
It was another huge win for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State as all the executives of the Zamfara State Chapter of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) joined the party. This was made known by the NNPP’s outgone Organising Secretary in the state, Hon. Babangida Haruna Damba, on Tuesday.Damba who said he led the party’s executives on behalf of its Chairman, Muhammad Sani D.D Anka, and ten local government party chairmen to the state gove...
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