The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Ibrahim Kurami of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner of the Katsina’s Bakori State Constituency bye-election held on Saturday.
Kurami defeated Alhaji Aminu Magaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to emerge victorious.
Announcing the final result, the returning officer of Bakori local Government State Constituency Bye- election, Professor A. D. Kankia, declared that Dr Aminu Kurani of the APC scored 20,444 votes to emerge winner.
Recall that the member representing Bakori State constituency in the House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdurrazaq Tsiga died in May this year, after a protracted illness.
Tsiga was said to have fallen ill shortly after the inauguration of the 6th Katsina Assembly in June 2019.
He was the House Deputy leader and Chairman, House Committee on business, ethics and privileges, before his death.