PDP’s Dauda Lawal defeats Gov Matawalle, wins Zamfara guber poll

*Matawalle, Lawal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Gusau, declared Dr Dauda Lawal-Dare of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the 2023 Governorship election.

INEC returning officer and deputy vice chancellor, Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Prof. Kassimu Shehu, said Lawal polled 377,726 valid votes from the 14 local government areas.

Shehu said Lawal defeated Governor Bello Matawalle of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent governor of Zamfara who scored 311,976 valid votes.

“I Prof. Kassimu Shehu of the Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, certify that I am INEC returning officer for Zamfara State.

“That Dr. Lawal Dauda of the PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is declared winner and returned elected,” Shehu declared.



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