Zango Kataf LG Polls: 2023 Senatorial Aspirant, Sunny Katung Loses Ward

One of the leading 2023 Senatorial aspirant and a former House of representative member, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung has lost his Madakiya Ward in the local concil resheduled elections held on Saturday to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Katung, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was said to not have been home for the resheduled election, hence, the ruling party defeated his party.

Announcing the election result, the Ward Returning Officer of the Ward, said the APC polled 2,648 votes in the chairmanship election, while the opposition party, PDP scored 2,562.

However, the PDP candidate, Kobanyan Yahaya defeated the APC candidate, Nana Ariyak in the Councilorship Elections with the opposition party polling 2,952 votes while the ruling party trailed with 2,277 and the
ADC, 231.

Meanwhile, the member representing Zango/Jaba Federal Constituency, Hon. Amos Gwamna Magaji while commending the conduct of the election, said the process was election was peaceful.

He said with what the governor has said and demonstrated that whoever wins should be giving, so we’re expecting that the victory would come to the person that was voted by the people.

Meanwhile, the Local Government Returning Officer, Prof. Lawrence Garba who announced the result, said Hon. Francis Sani Zimbo won the Chairmanship election with a total votes 28,771 defeating his opponent, Hon John Hassan who trailed behind with 19509 votes.

“ Hon. Francis of the PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner of the election and returned elected,” he declared.

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