FCTDecides2022: PDP Floors APC To Win AMAC Chairmanship Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared the winner of the just concluded chairmanship election for Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).

Christopher Zakka (Maikalangu) of the PDP defeated his closest rival, Murtala Karshi (Yamarayi) of the All Progressive Congress (APC), and 10 others, to win the election.

PREMIUM TIMES reports that Mr Zakka polled 19,302 votes while Mr Karshi secured 13,249 votes.

AMAC, arguably the most cosmopolitan of the six area councils in Abuja, has 12 wards and includes the city centre of the Nigerian capital.’

The PDP won in 10 wards while the APC won in only two.

The results for AMAC were officially declared by the INEC Returning Officer, Sani Saka.

By securing AMAC, the PDP has now won in three of the four area councils whose final results had been declared as of 11:55 a.m. on Sunday. The others won by the PDP are Kuje and Bwari. The APC has so far won in Gwagwalada Area Council.

Below are the final results of the 12 wards in AMAC Area Council.

AMAC CHAIRMANSHIP

WARD – NYANYA

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APC -1,199
PDP – 1,861

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 3,301
REGISTERED VOTERS – 53,237

WARD – JIWA

APC -1,224
PDP – 1,429

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 2,831
REGISTERED VOTERS – 43,572

WARD – GUI

APC -834
PDP – 1,606

 

 

WARD – KARSHI

APC -1,477
PDP – 180

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 1,678
REGISTERED VOTERS – 13,943

WARD – GWAGWA

APC -1,158
PDP – 1,624

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 2,952
REGISTERED VOTERS – 39,960

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WARD – OROZO

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APC -335
PDP – 674

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 1,051
REGISTERED VOTERS – 30,417

WARD – CITY CENTER

APC -1,093
PDP – 1,137

 

 

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 2,360
REGISTERED VOTERS – 74,245

WARD – GARKI

APC -914
PDP – 2,983

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 4,385
REGISTERED VOTERS – 86,109

WARD – KARU

APC -863
PDP – 1,848

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 2,857
REGISTERED VOTERS – 59,485

WARD – GWARINPA

APC -2,086
PDP – 2,609

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 4,953
REGISTERED VOTERS – 99,384

WARD – WUSE

APC -933
PDP – 857

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 1,897
REGISTERED VOTERS – 88,070

WARD – KABUSA

APC – 1,124
PDP – 2,494

ACCREDITED VOTERS – 4,154
REGISTERED VOTERS – 71,448

TOTAL
APC – 13,240
PDP – 19,302

-PremiumTimes

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