By Israel Adamu ,Jos
The Federal lawmaker representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Hon Yusuf Gagdi has won his re-election bid to the National Assembly.
INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Ikoni Ogaji, declared the result on Monday in Pankshin, Plateau.
He said that Gagdi polled 78,585 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Mr Chrisantus Ziphion of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 47,105 votes.
Also, the returning officer said that Mr Abbas Wokdung of the Labour Party, LP, polled 18,952 votes.
Reacting to his victory, Gagdi thanked the people of the constituency for the confidence reposed in him to represent them for another tenure again.
He promised to consolidate the developmental strides so far achieved, adding that he would dedicate more time and resources to providing quality representation and dividends of democracy to the people.