Kaduna Speaker swears-in new member

By IAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2014
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Kaduna State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Usman Tahir Thursday sworn-in Mr. Timothy Chindo as the new member representing Kauru /Chaiwai constituency in State Assembly.

Chindo was elected on July 5th under the platform of People Democratic Party following the demise of Hon. Shaibu Tukura who died on March 21, 2014 after a protracted illness at an Indian hospital.

Chindo defeated his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart in the bye election into Kauru/Chawai Constituency of the Kaduna State Assembly.

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Chindo polled 36,152 votes, while Dr. Isaac Auta Zakai of APC got 16,451 votes in the by-election.

Speaking shortly after the swearing in, the new member said he will try as much as possible to ensure that he doesn’t disappoint the electorates, adding that, his major priority would be youths development because they are the backbone of every society.

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