Elections 2020: Bawumia’s sister defeats former Regional Minister in Walewale

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The hope of a former Northern Regional Minister, Mr Abdallah Abubakar to enter Parliament  has been dashed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Walewale constituency.

Hajia Lariba Zuwera Abudu who is a sister of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, polled 32,294 votes to beat her closest contender Mr Abubakar, the National Democratic congress (NDC) parliament candidate who got 30,615 votes.

A Parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Mr Ibrahim Mubarik also polled 154 votes.

A total of 64,572 votes were cast in the election that was keenly contested with 1,509 rejected ballots.

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