2023: Muktar Betara wins APC ticket unopposed for Biu, Bayo, K/Kusar, Shani Federal Constituency

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The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Muktar Aliyu Betara has emerged unopposed, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Biu, Bayo, Kwaya/Kusar and Shani Federal Constituency of Borno State ahead of the 2023 National Assembly polls.

A statement signed by the lawmaker said he was coming back to the House for the fifth term unopposed having received overwhelming support from his constituency.

He informed that the primary election which took place in the Local government Area had a turnout of party faithful who came to see the lawmaker pick a ticket unchallenged.


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”All delegates from the four Local Government Areas making up the federal constituency affirmed his nomination through the ballot monitored by INEC and APC officials” the statement said.

The Returning Officer, Dr. Amadu Umar Babaye, from the National Working Committee of the APC, announced the number of votes cast as follows;

Shani Total number of votes, 55

Accredited number of votes, 55

Valid votes cast, 51

Bayo Total number of votes, 50

Accredited number of votes, 50

Valid votes cast, 50

Kwaya Total number of votes, 50

Accredited number of votes, 44

Valid votes cast, 38

Invalid votes, 6

Biu Total number of votes, 55

Accredited number of votes, 55

Valid vote cast, 55.

Babaye announced Muktar Betara Aliyu the winner, informing that he polled 194 votes

In his acceptance speech, the lawmaker thanked his constituents for the show of love, saying, ”I am happy my people want me back. This has shown how much they appreciate my effort and I will keep doing more for them.

“I want to use this medium to thank everyone for believing in me”, together we will work to achieve goals for the good of our Constituents

2023: Muktar Betara wins APC ticket unopposed for Biu, Bayo, K/Kusar, Shani Federal Constituency

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