From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-Kebbi
Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah has lost the Kebbi South Senatorial Election to candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Garba Musa Maidoki.
Returning Officer, Professor Ibrahim Muhammed said the PDP candidate, polled 75,232 votes to win the election against Na’Allah who polled 70,785 votes.
Na’Allah, a serving senator was bidding for Senate the third time but lost with about five thousand margin to the PDP candidate who contested the senate election for the first time.
Senator Abdullahi Yahaya, former majority leader in the Senate is leading his APC contender Dr Hussain Suleiman Kangiwa with 95,137 votes in the Kebbi North senatorial election despite cancellation of results in seven polling units by INEC due to overvoting and violence.
Returning officer, professor Ahmed Balarabe declared the election inclusive and ordered for supplementary elections in seven troubled polling units in Bagudo and Kaoje.
Meanwhile, Senator Muhammad Adamu Aliero of the PDP who is seeking the third term in the Senate polled 126,588 votes to defeat the incumbent governor of the State Atiku Bagudu of APC who polled 92,389 votes.