All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the House of Representatives bye-election for Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared APGA’s Shehu Sale, winner of the bye-election which held on Saturday.
The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Tanko Baba of the Usman Danfodio University Sokoto, said Sale scored 22,965 votes to defeat Alamu Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party who came second with 22,507 votes.
Baba said Yusuf Nasir, the candidate of the ADC, polled 336 votes.
He explained that the total number of registered voters was 159,347, while the number of accredited voters was 46,734, with 45,808 valid votes, total votes cast 46,499 and rejected votes 691.