Donatus Mathew, the Labour Party candidate has been declared the winner for Kaura Federal Constituency seat in Kaduna State.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Elijah Ella, said Mathew polled 10,508 votes, to defeat his closest opponent, who is also the incumbent, Gideon Gwani of PDP, who garnered 10,000 votes.
While Prof. Benjamin Gugong of APC came third with 9,919 votes. Simon Na’Allah of NNPP came fourth with 5,354 votes.
He explained that a total of 36,983 voters were accredited, out of the 101,624 registered voters in the LGA.
He added that of the 36,983 accredited voters, 36,133 cast their votes.
“Mr Donatus Mathew of the Labour Party, having satisfied the requirements of the law by scoring the highest votes, is hereby declared the winner,” he said.