BREAKING: PDP candidate, Avia wins Jos North/Bassa bye-election
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency bye-election, Hon. Musa Agah Avia has emerged winner of the polls.
The Returning of the election, Dr. Oyekinka Oyerinde, declared Avia, who is the current member representing Irigwe/Rukuba Constituency in the Plateau State House Assembly, winner after scoring a total of 40,343 votes.
Avia was closely followed by the Peoples Redemption Party’s candidate, PRP, Mohammed Adams Gwani, who polled 37,857 votes, while the ruling All Progressives Congress candidate, APC, Joseph Abbey Aku, who came a distant 3rd, scored 26, 111 votes.
Oyerinde said, “Musa Agah Avia scored the highest votes of 40, 343, and having certified the requirement of the law, is hereby declared winner of the election”.
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