The first woman Senator in Plateau State, Prof. Nora Dabu’ut of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Plateau south senatorial by-election emerged from the Saturday bye-election conducted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to the results announced byINEC Returning Officer, Prof. Idris A Male, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Lafia, Nassarawa state, in Shendam, said, Dabu’ut polled a total of 83,151 votes while George Daika of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secured 70,838 votes.
The first female academician, Prof Dabu’ut defeated her opponent in 4 out of the six local government areas in the senatorial district while the PDP candidate, Daika, won in 2 local Government Areas.
Daika cleared most of his votes from Langtan people.
BELOW ARE RESULTS OF ALL THE LGAs as sent to Patmos Media Line.
LANGTANG NORTH APC: 12241 PDP: 16841 Difference: 4,600
LANGTANG SOUTH APC: 9321 PDP: 12439 Difference: 3,118
MIKANG APC: 8425 PDP: 7887 Difference: 538
SHENDAM APC: 18542 PDP: 10223. Difference 8,319.
QUAN-PAN LGA APC: 12,784 PDP: 10, 641. Difference: 2,143
WASE APC: 21,838 PDP: 12,807 Difference: 9,031
TOTAL APC: 83,151 PDP: 70,838 MARGIN OF WIN: 12,313