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[News] Our victories at this weekend’s bye elections has powerfully demonstrated the confidence and trust people have in Buhari – APC



Our victories at this weekend

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the success it recorded in the bye-elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) this weekend shows that Nigerians trust in President Buhari’s administration.


The party said this in a statement released today by its Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena that “the All Progressives Congress (APC) hat-trick victories following weekend’s bye-elections for the Katsina North, Bauchi South Senatorial seats, and the Lokoja/Kogi Federal Constituency House of Representatives seat, has again powerfully demonstrated the confidence and trust by our people in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration”.


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The APC added, “as a political party, we remain genuinely committed to addressing our challenges, reconcile legitimately aggrieved interests, and emerge as a more united and stronger political fighting force as we face general elections in 2019.”  


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Also, the APC congratulated its candidates who were victorious in the polls and thanked the electorate for their support. Two of the party’s candidates, Ahmed Babba-Kaita and Lawal Yahaya Gumau, won the senatorial bye-elections in Katsina and Bauchi states respectively, while Haruna Isa won the Lokoja/Kogi Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives. The APC, however, suffered defeat in Cross River State. Its candidate for Obudu state constituency bye-election, Adah Ishamali, was defeated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Abbey Ukpukpen.

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