#NigeriaDecides: Suswam, Yuguda, Lose Senatorial Seat

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Two Governors, who are members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have reportedly lost their senatorial bid.

The governors are Isa Yuguda (Bauchi) and Gabriel Suswam (Benue).

In Benue, Suswam a sitting PDP governor, was defeated by incumbent Senator, Chief Barnabas Gemade, in the race for the Benue North-East seat.

While, Suswam scored 118,608 votes, Gemade, an APC member, polled 140,715 votes to win the election.

Gemade joins Senate President, David Mark, and another former governor of the state, Mr. George Akume, as the winners for Benue-North and Benue-South senatorial districts respectively.

In Bauchi State, Governor Yuguda lost his bid to represent Bauchi-South from the senatorial district in the Senate as he was defeated by Mallam Ali Wakili of the APC.

The Collation Officer and Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Dr. Shuibu Musa, while declaring the result, announced that Wakili scored 341, 708 votes to defeat Yuguda who scored 115, 575 votes.

Yuguda lost to Wakili in all the seven local government areas of the state which make up the senatorial district.

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