By; Sulaiman Ahmed Misau, Katsina
The National Assembly member representing Kankia, Kusada, Ingawa Federal constituency, Alhaji Ahmed Babba Kaita has won the APC Daura Senatorial Primary election.
Alhaji Ahmed Babba Kaita defeated eight other contestants when he scored 1,723 votes.
Declaring the result at Daura Motel venue of the primary election, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee from the National Secretariat of the Party, Mr. Patrick expressed satisfaction on the peaceful conduct of election.
Other contestants are Alhaji Sani Nasiru Zangon Daura who scored 1,474 votes and Alhaji Mustapha Kanti Bello who scored 317 votes.
The rest are Ahmed El-Marzuk the current Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice who got 46 votes, former Speaker of the state house of assembly Alhaji Ya’u Umar Gojo-Gojo 101 votes, Lawal Garba seven votes, Ahmed Jamo and Dr. Salisu Inagwa got two votes each, Professor Umar Katsayal 29 votes among others.
The result indicated that all the Senatorial candidates of APC Ahmed babba Kaita and that of PDP Kabir Babba Kaita are of the same family who would slog it together in secondary election.
Meanwhile, the Secretary to the Government of Katsina State Alhaji Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa has described the peaceful conduct of Daura senatorial district primary election as a victory for democracy in the state.
Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa was speaking shortly after the declaration of the result said the party APC would now waste no time in embarking on campaign for its candidate.
He expressed optimism that the ruling APC in Katsina State would emerge victories after the election.
Also speaking, Katsina State APC Chairman, Malam Shitu S. Shitu advised the winner of the primary election Ahmed Babba Kaita to put more effort in conversing for support and advised those who loss to co-operate with him for the success of the party during the secondary election schedule on August 11, 2018.