Dogara loses LG to PDP



Uba Group

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has lost his Local Government Area, Bogoro to the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and the incumbent Governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir.

Announcing the result, INEC revealed that Abdulkadir polled a total of 16,598 votes to defeat the APC and its gubernatorial candidate who polled a total of 10,436 votes.

Also, for the Bogoro State Assembly Constituency result, the PDP and its candidate, Musa Nagwada polled a total of 13,934 votes to APC and its candidate Bulus Iliya, a former legislative aide to Dogara who polled a total of 12,887 votes.

As soon as the results were announced, it was jubilation activated as Markus Bitrus Lusa led hundreds of party supporters to the residence of former Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sulaiman Bogoro, who described the victory as sweet.