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LP's Asama emerges winner in Jos North/Bassa federal constituency rerun

Asama of LP scored 66,422 while Alkali of PRP scored 61,670 votes.

Daniel Asama of the Labour Party [ViewPoint Nigeria]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, Prof. James Damen, declared the result in the early hours of Monday. Damen said that Asama scored 66,422 to defeat his closet rival, Adam Alkali of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), who got 61,670 votes.

He said that Ibrahim Hassan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came in a distant third with 10,063 votes.

“Having scored the highest valid votes cast and having satisfied the requirements of the law, Daniel Asama is hereby declared winner of the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency re-run election and is returned elected,” Damen said.

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The result, as announced by the returning officer, showed that Asama won in Bassa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, while Alkali won in Jos North LGA

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