March 19, (THEWILL) – The Speaker of the Yobe State House of Assembly, Ahmed Mirwa Lawan, has been defeated by Lawan Musa, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s House of Assembly elections for Nguru II Constituency.
According to the bio-data list released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Majakura is 32 years old.
The Returning Officer of the election, Dr Habib Muhammad, who announced the results, said Musa scored 6,648 votes to defeat Yobe Speaker of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who got 6,466 votes.
The candidates of the ADC, NNPP, and APM secured 3,023 and 14 votes respectively.
Mirwa, the incumbent Speaker, was first elected into the Yobe State House of Assembly in 2003.