By:Abubakar S. H
An Okada rider who contested under the platform of Labour Party (LP), Mr Donatus Mathew, has been declared the winner of Kaura federal constituency, Kaduna State.
According to the returning officer, Professor Elijah Ella, who declared the result yesterday, said Mathew polled a total of 10,508 to defeat the incumbent member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon Gideon Lucas Gwani, who came second, with a total vote of 10, 297 votes.
The returning officer said the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate trailed with 9,919 votes, while New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) secured 5,354 votes to came third and fourth, respectively.
Speaking to journalists, Mr. Donatus Mathew, thanked voters for the confidence reposed in him to represent them at the Federal level.
Donatus promised to work hand-in hand with everybody who gave him the needed support to emerged as a legislator.