Plateau Deputy Speaker loses seat to PDP

Yakubu Sanda

YAKUBU Sanda, speaker of the Plateau House of Assembly, has lost his Pengana constituency seat to Happiness Akawu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Akawu scored 9,926 votes in Saturday’s States Houses of Assembly election to defeat Sanda of the All Progressives Congress candidate (APC), who polled 7,936 votes.

The INEC Returning Officer, thereby declared Akawu as the winner of the election having scored the highest number of votes. (NAN)