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MIXED FORTUNE FOR PDP! Stella Oduah Wins Senatorial Seat In Anambra As Gov. Aliyu Loses Senate In Niger



It was mixed fortune for PDP as key members and financiers of the party kept winning their various elective posts and some losing to their less popular opponents, Former Aviation Minister and a Senatorial candidate of the PDP in Anambra State , Princess Stella Oduah has won the Anambra North Senatorial seat. She defeated her major opponent, Chief Dubem Obaze of APGA.
Niger state governor Dr.Muazu Babangida Aliyu has lost his bid to go to the Senate on the ticket of the PDP as he was defeated by Barrister David Umar of the APC. Announcing the results, the Returning Officer for the district, Professor Ali Audu Jiigam, said Aliyu got 46,459  while Umar polled 149,443 votes.
From the results, Aliyu was roundly defeated in all the wards of the five local government areas of the district officially declared by Independent Nationai Electoral Commission.
Jiigam said the APC candidate polled 49,519 votes in Chanchaga local government area, the council of the governor, who returned 17,209 votes in the area.