APGA wins elections in Niger again
The Grand Alliance of All Progressives (APGA) won Saturday’s elections to the House of Representatives for the Magama / Rijau Federal District of Niger.
The violent elections showed that the APGA defeated the ADC and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in a result published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
APGA candidate Salihu Salleh received a total of 22,965 votes to defeat PDP rival Emmanuel Alamu Endos, who received 22,507 votes, and ADC candidate Khalilu Yusuf, who received 316 votes.
According to the statement of results provided to journalists, the total number of votes cast in the elections was 46,499, the total number of valid votes was 45,808 and the total number of rejected votes was 691.
The Manama / Rijau Federal District had 169,000 registered voters.
The All-Progressive Congress (MIC) did not take part in the elections, being disqualified by the court.
Violence was reported in some constituencies in the cities of Ibeto and Ridjau, but in other constituencies, voting was generally peaceful.
Three INEC commissioners, including National Commissioner for Voter Education Festus Okoye, observed the elections.
Source: – Daily Trust