Ibrahim Aminu Kurani has emerged the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer for Bakori state
constituency in the scheduled by-election to be conducted by the
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday October
Kurami picked the ticket ahead of four other contestants in the APC
primaries held at the Bakori local government secretariat, in Katsina
He scored 166 votes closely followed by Haruna Ibrakim who scored
95 votes while Saidu Alhassan scored 17 votes with Suleiman Ibrahim
and Ibrahim Dan Alkali scoring one vote each.
Announcing the result, the chairman of the 7-Man Committee dispatched
from the national headquarters of the party to conduct the exercise,
Alhaji Tukur Abdulkadir Gusau, while announcing the winner also
disclosed that 31 invalid votes were recorded from 280 accredited
Dr Kurani while accepting his victory called on other
aspirants to rally round the party to ensure victory at the polls.
It would be recalled that the member representing Bakori state
constituency in the House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdurrazaq Tsiga died in
May this year, after a protracted illness.
Tsiga was said to have fallen ill shortly after the inauguration of
the 6th Katsina Assembly in June 2019.
He was the House deputy leader and chairman, House Committee on
Business, Ethics and Privileges