APC wins Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Federal Constituency in Plateau
Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, (APC- Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam) has won his re-election bid to the National Assembly.
INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Ikoni Ogaji, declared the result on Monday in Pankshin,
He said that Gagdi polled 78, 585 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Mr Chrisantus Ziphion, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 47,105 votes.
Also, the returning officer said that Mr Abbas Wokdung of the Labour Party (LP) polled 18,952 votes.
Reacting to his victory, Gagdi, thanked the people of the constituency for the confidence reposed in him to again represent them for another tenure.
He promised to consolidate the developmental strides so far achieved, adding that he would dedicate more time and resources to the provision of quality representation and dividends of democracy to the people.
The NTV Africa reports that Gagdi is the first to be re-elected for a second term simultaneously in the history of the constituency.