Only six out of 20 All Progressives congress members of the Nasarawa State 5th Assembly that sought for re-election in the 2019 general elections won their elections, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The members coming back to the 6th assembly are the Speaker, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya); Mohammed Okpoku (APC-Udege/Loko); and Daniel Ogazi (APC-Kokona East).
Others are Tanko Tanko (APC-Awe North), Mohammed Alkali (APC-Lafia North) and Ibrahim Muluku (APC-Nassarawa Eggon East).
NAN also reports that for the incoming Assembly, the APC won 15 seats, Peoples Democratic. Party won seven seats while Social Democratic Party and Zenith Labour Party won one seat each.
The seats won by APC are Umaisha/Ugya, Toto/Gadabuke, Nasarawa Central, Udege/Loko, Keffi West, Kokona East, Akwanga North, Lafia Central, Lafia North, Keana, Awe North, Awe South, Wamba, Nassarawa Eggon East and Uke/Karshi constituencies.
PDP won in Akwanga South, Nasarawa Eggon West, Doma South, Obi 1, Obi 2, Karu/Gitata and Kokona West constituencies, while ZLP and SPD won in Doma North and Keffi East constituencies.