The former minister of FCT, Adamu Aliero who contested under the All Progressives Congress has been declared the winner of the Senatorial election in Kebbi Central.
The Independent National Electoral Commission Returning officer, Kasimu Shehu, was declared the winner with 232,000 votes.
The Returning officer stated that the Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party came second with 75,638 votes.
The senatorial zone is made up of Aliero, Gwandu, Jega, Bunza, Koko/Besse, Kalgo, Birnin Kebbi and Maiyama Local Government Areas of Kebbi.
According to NAN, Aliero was the Governor of Kebbi from 1999 to 2007 and also won the senatorial seat in 2007 and 2015 elections.