By Sunday John
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Jacob Ajegena-Kudu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of Nasarawa-Eggon East Constituency in Nasarawa State.
Mr Mba Moses-Anayo, the Returning Officer for the constituency, made the declaration on Sunday at Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area, the Collation Centre of the constituency.
Moses-Anayo said that the Ajegena-Kudu, polled a total of 11, 114 votes to defeat his closest rivals, Mohammed Ibrahim of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 10, 580 votes.
He said “Ajegena-Kudu of APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes in the election, is hereby declared winner and returned elected.”