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Election outcome: Al-Makura loses Nasarawa South senatorial bid to PDP

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Sen. Tanko Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa South) has misplaced his re-election bid to Mohammed Onawo of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP.

Declaring the outcome on Monday in Lafia, Prof. Ahmed Ashiku, the Returning Officer, stated Onawo acquired 93,064 votes to defeat Al-Makura who polled 76,813 votes.

Ashiku declared that Onawo, having glad the requirement of the regulation and scored the very best variety of votes, was returned elected.

Reacting to the result of the outcome, Francis Orugu, the state Chairman of PDP, described it as a victory for democracy.

Orugu added that the conspiracy to deprive the PDP of the victory has failed as a result of God has a hand in it.

The APC is but to touch upon the result of the ballot.