The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost his Zurmi West constituency to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Bilyaminu Isma’il.
The Returning Officer, Muddasir Ismail Moriki announced the results, saying:
“I, Muddasir Ismail, the returning officer of the 2023 Zurmi West State Assembly Constituency election held on March 18, 2023, the election was contested by candidates with the following votes.
“Mu’azu Nasiru of APC scored 9,530 votes and Isma’il Bilyaminu of PDP scored 11,213 votes.
“Therefore, Isma’il Bilyaminu of the PDP having satisfied the requirements of the law has been declared elected.”
In a related development, the Deputy Speaker of the House, Musa Yankuzo, has also lost his seat to PDP candidate, Bello Maza-waje.
There would be more updates regarding the results other Local Government Areas.