Borno Central: APC replaces Shettima with former AG, Lawan 

Following the selection of Senator Kashim Shettima as Vice Presidential candidate, the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Borno state has picked the former Borno State Attorney General, Kaka Shehu Lawan as the party’s candidate for the Borno Central Senatorial district.

The Former Commissioner of Justice scored 459 votes out of 480 valid votes in the party’s senatorial primaries.

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Declaring Lawan as the party”s choice, the returning officer and former Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Uba Magari said, “having satisfied the provisions of the electoral law, by the authority vested on me by the National Chairman of our great, I declared that Bar Kaka Shehu Lawan, former Attorney General, has been validly elected as the APC candidate for Borno Central Senatorial seat,”

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 Accepting the party’s offer, Lawan appreciated the state delegates for choosing him while urging them to mobilize eligible voters for the ongoing permanent voter registration exercise.

 He assured of quality representation at the Senate even as he asked the people to always pray for their leaders.

 State Governor, Babagana Zulum also hailed Lawan’s emergence adding that it was a ‘divine’ occurrence.

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