Close rival of Senator Shehu Sani, Uba Sani, on Saturday defeated his longtime team player at the serving senator polling unit 020, Angwan Sarki, Kaduna North local government area of the state.
The duo, who are candidates of People’s Redemption Party (PRP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), are contesting the Kaduna Central senatorial zone ticket for the State.
Shehu Sani contested and won the seat in 2015 under APC but defected to PRP due to political difference he had with the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
Shehu Sani got 51 votes while Uba Sani got 236 votes. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Lawal Adamu (Mr LA) came third with 34 votes in the polling unit under review.
Assistant Polling Officer 1 for the Ungwar Sarki ward 020 polling unit, Umar Muhammed Sanusi, who declared the results of the elections after sorting and counting said, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC polled 292 votes in the polling unit, while PDP’s Atiku Abubakar scored 23 votes.
He added that APC’s incumbent member representing Kaduna North federal constituency, Hon. Suleiman Samaila polled 240 votes to win the House of Representatives poll in the polling unit. PDP’s candidate had 47 votes, while PRP candidate had 28 votes.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai was able to secured his polling unit 024 Ungwan Sarki for President Muhammadu Buhari who is also APC’s presidential candidate for the election.
Other results are People’s Democratic Party candidate get 44 votes, Senate: APC 317, PDP73 and PRP 35. House of Representatives: APC 323, PDP 77 and PRP 19.