Shehu Sani who won the Senate seat on the platform of the APC in 2015 was defeated Malam Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He won the Kaduna Central Senate seat with 355,242 votes in the Feb. 23 general elections.
Uba Sani, former Adviser to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai on Political matters, defeated his closest rival Lawal Adamu of the PDP, who scored 195,497 votes.
The Returning Officer for INEC National Assembly elections, Prof. Zakari Muhammad of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria announced the results on Tuesday in Kaduna. Uba Sani also defeated the incumbent, Sen Shehu Sani of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) who scored 70,613 votes.