FCT Poll: How PDP Swept APC Out Of Power In AMAC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared the winner of Saturday’s chairmanship election in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).

The PDP won in 10 of the 12 wards in AMAC to outpoll the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), which has been holding sway in the municipal in the last four years.

Daily Trust reports that Mr. Christopher Zakka (Maikalangu) of the PDP defeated his closest rival, Mr. Murtala Usman Karshi (Yamarayi) of the APC and 10 others, to win the election.

While Zakka polled 19,302 votes Karshi, who was declared the authentic candidate of the APC by the Supreme Court secured 13,249 votes.

The results for AMAC were officially declared by the INEC Returning Officer, Sani Saka, who announced that the PDP won in 10 wards while the APC won in the remining two.

By winning AMAC, the PDP has now won in three of the four area councils whose final results had been declared as of noon on Sunday.

While the results of only Kwali area council left, PDP has won in Kuje, Bwari, AMAC the APC has so far won in Gwagwalada Area Council.


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