A 32-year-old student unionist, Bashir Usman Gorau, has defeated the incumbent member representing Gada-Goronyo federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Musa S Adar.
Who Is Bashir Usman Gorau?
Gorau is the immediate past Commissioner of Youth and Sport in Sokoto State. He contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He had been a former National Vice President as well as former Senate President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).
In 2020, Gorau who was the Special Adviser on Student Matters to Governor Aminu Tambuwal appeared before the State Assembly and was confirmed the youngest commissioner in Sokoto State.
How He Won The Elections
Gorau polled 29,679 votes to defeat the incumbent Adar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 25,549 votes who has also been a four time representative.
The election was earlier declared inconclusive because of some hitches.