Following the judgement of the Supreme Court that the All Progressives Congress, APC had no candidate in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara state, candidates of the leading opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are expected to benefit.
The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment on Friday, held that the party in the state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules.
In the lead judgment by Justice Paul Adamu Galinji, the apex court declared that all votes cast for the APC as “wasted votes” and added that all political parties with the second highest votes in the elections and the required spread, are elected to the various elections.
Zamfara state has three senatorial seats, seven seats in the House of Representatives and 24 state lawmakers.
These are the candidates of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) for governorship, senate and reps seats in the state.
Governorship : Dr Bello Muhammad Mutawalle
Senatorial Zamfara North: Senator Sahabi Yau
Zamfara West: Alhaji Abu Makau Damri
Zamfara Central: Senator Hassan Nasiha
House of Representatives
Bakura/ Maradun: Atiku Mohammed
Maru / Bungudu: Shehu Ahmed
Gusau/ Tsafe: Kabiru Amadu
Anka / Talata Mafara: Kabiru Yahaya
Gummi Bukkuyum: Junaidu Muhammad.
Kaura Namoda/ Birnin Magaji: Sani Umar Dan Galadima
Shinkafi/ Zurmi: Alhaji Bello Hassan