Alhaji Usman Baba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the bye-election for Sabon Gari Constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly, by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The announcement of the result was made by Dr Mohammed-Nuruddin Musa, on Saturday in Zaria.
According to him, Usman Baba won the election with 9,113 votes, at the detriment of his closest rival, Malam Musa Musa of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who got 7, 404 votes.
The returning officer also said that Malam Anas Abdullahi of the ADC had 62 votes; Chindo Ibrahim of ADP, 61 votes while Musa Halilu of PRP secured 305 votes.
The bye-election became necessary after the declaration of the seat vacant by the state House of Assembly in April, following the failure of the lawmaker representing the constituency, Aminu Shagali to participate in legislative activities for more than 360 days.