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Masari wins APC governorship ticket in Katsina

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Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has emerged flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State for the 2019 election.

The Chairman, APC Gubernatorial Primary Election in the state, Dr Isa Adamu, announced the result on Sunday in Katsina.

Adamu said that a total of 5,627 votes were cast during the primary election contested by three aspirants.

According to him, Masari scored 5,562 votes to emerge winner during the election while lhaji Abubakar Ismail Funtua, got eight votes and Alhaji Garba Dankane, had only one vote.

He declared 56 votes invalid.

In his acceptance speech, Gov. Masari thanked the delegates for re-electing him as the party candidate for 2019 election.

He assured delegates that he would try to ensure unity among party members for the progress of APC.

Masari also urged those who lost in the contest to support the party candidates so as to ensure its victory in 2019 general elections

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