May 23, 2022
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State concluded its State House of Assembly and House of Representatives primaries across the state on Sunday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that six and 24 candidates that emerged were elected for the House of Representatives and State House of Assembly respectively.
Below is the full list of the candidates as released by the party in Gombe State on Monday:
1) Abdullahi Gaddafi – Akko Central
2) Umar Kalajanga – Akko North
3) Alh Adamu Kashere – Akko West
1) Meriji Majoro – Balanga South
2) Saratu Jauro – Balanga North
1) Yakubu Ladollis – Billiri East
2) Nimrod Yari – Billiri West.
1) Zakariyya Sa’idu – Dukku South
2) Abdulrahman Zaune – Dukku North
1) Mohammed Buba – Funakaye North
2) Abubakar Adamu -Funakaye South
1) Ahmed Abubakar- Gombe North
2) Ismail Usmandodo – Gombe South
1) Gabriel Galadima – Kaltungo West
2) Hassan Reuben – Kaltungo East
1) Adamu Rilwanu – Kwami West
2) Ahmad Abubakar – Kwami East
1) Haji Baba – Nafada North
2) Ibrahim Musa – Nafada South
1) Zubairu Ayala – Shongom
2) Markus Samuel – Pero Chonge
YAMALTU DEBA LGA
1) Salisu Lano – Deba
2) Kabiru Wade – Yamaltu East
3) Samaila Garba – Yamaltu West
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
2. Gombe/Kwami/Funakaye – Hon Yaya -Bauchi Tongo
3. Akko – Aishatu Ahmad
4. Yamaltu Deba – Inuwa Garba
5. Billiri/Balanga – Ali Isa
6. Kaltungo/Shongom – Obed Shehu
In all, only three females were elected out of the 30 contested seats in both elections; two won the ticket for the State Assembly while one clinched the House of Representatives ticket in the primaries.
The female candidates are Meriji Majoro for Balanga South and Saratu Jauro, Balanga North while Aishatu Ahmad won the ticket for Akko Federal Constituency.