Barrister Tanko Beji Emerges Niger PDP Chairman.
Yahaya Zakka Minna.
The chairman PDP Congress commitee and Benue state Deputy Governor Engr. Benson Abounu
has declared Bar. Tanko Beji as the winner of the PDP Niger state chiarmanship election of the just concluded Congress held at the PDP secretariat in Minna Niger state capital on Saturday.
Announcing the result of the chairmanship election,at about 0100am Sunday morning, the Congress chairman said that a total of 2305 delegates /voters were accredited in the process out of which Bar Tanko Beji , polled 2092 as his co-contestant Engr. Ahmed Muktar got only 2 votes while 8 votes were invalid
Therefore the Congress chairman declared Bar. Tanko Beji as the winner of the Niger state chairmanship seat and returned elected for second term.
The remaining people did not cast their votes for any candidate as such undecided as their ballots papers were never found in any of the boxes.
Engineer Benson , therefore thank God for a successful outing and all the PDP stakeholders as well as the delegates for their cooperation, patient,zeal and dedication, despite heavy rains throughout the period.