By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammad Birnin Magaji as the winner of last Saturday House of Representatives election for Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency, Zamfara State.
Announcing the result in INEC Kaura Namoda zonal office, the Returning Officer for the Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency, Malam Salisu Sabo said Muhammad garnered 35,795 to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Sani Umar who scored 23,672.
Muhammad who holds the traditional title of Danmadamin Birnin Magaji is the current State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning who formerly served as a Commissioner for Information and Culture in the state.
The APC also won the other six House of Representatives seats thus clinching all the seven federal constituencies in Zamfara State.