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Nafada emerges winner in Gombe PDP gov primary

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Bayero Nafada, has picked the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State.

Nafada scored 1,104 votes to defeat 12 other aspirants in the primary election held in Gombe.

Mr Joe Akaka, Chairman of the PDP governorship primaries in Gombe, who announced the results on Tuesday, said that Jamilu Gwabna came second with 147 votes, with Ahmed Walama and Mohammed Hasan scoring 16 votes each to clinch third place.

He said that 1,367 delegates were accredited with 1320 casting their votes in the election in which seven votes were invalidated.

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