Plateau Speaker Yakubu Sanda loses seat to PDP


By Golok Nanmwa,Jos

Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Yakubu Yakson Sanda has lost his Pengana Constituency seat to the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Hon. Mrs. Happiness Matthew Akawu .

Hon. Mrs. Akawu scored 9,926 votes to defeat her closest rival, Rt. Hon. Sanda of the All Progressive Congress candidate (APC), who scored 7,936 votes, while Hon. Faisal Haruna Maitala of PRP scored 6,721 votes .