The candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) Barrister MB Shehu has defeated the incumbent House of Representatives member of the constituency Aminu Sulaiman Goro in the Fagge Federal House of Representatives election in Kano state.
Goro who was serving his third term under the All Progressives Congress (APC) came third with 8,669 votes as MB Shehu secured the highest votes with 19,024 while Labour Party, Shuaibu Abubakar came in second with 12,789 votes.
The Returning Officer Professor Ibrahim Tajo Suraj announced: “That Barrister MB. Shehu of the NNPP, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes is declared winner of the election.”
During the supplementary election, NNPP had initially taken the lead with 609 votes, followed by APC with 268 votes, and LP with 60 votes.