Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has been announced winner of the election in Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa federal constituency of Bauchi state.
Dogara, who contested the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 73,609 votes to defeat Dalhatu Kantana, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 50,078.
Responding to his victory, Dogara thanked his constituents for standing by him. He also thanked God “for making it possible”.
“I dedicate this victory to God first and our ever peace loving & resilient people of Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency who defied all odds to return me to the House of Representatives for an unprecedented 4th term,” he said in a statement.