Undefeatable Yobe Speaker Losses Assembly Seat To 29 Year Old Youth

By Damilare Adeleye
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The Speaker Yobe State House of Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Lawan Mirwa of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC has been unseated in the just concluded governorship and state House of Assembly elections.

Lawan Mirwa, who is representing Nguru state constituency in the Yobe House of Assembly over 20 years since 2003, lost his seat to young PDP candidate Musa Lawan Majakura.

The results of the election were declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC’s returning officer, Nguru state Constituency, Alhaji Mahdi Damatu.

Musa Lawan Majakura of People’s Democratic Party PDP got 6,648 votes, to defeat Ahmed Lawan Mirwa of All Progressives Congress who had 6,466 votes.

Bukar Jatau of New Nigeria People’s Party got 23 votes, while Mai Zare Idriss Idriss APM Party got 14 votes followed by Isah Sa’idu Shehu of the ADC party who got 30 votes.