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Yobe APC senatorial primary winner refuses to step down for Senate President Ahmad Lawan after he lost the presidential primary he contested in



Bashir Sheriff Machina, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District has refused to step down for the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.


Talking in an interview with Every day Belief, Machina stated he contested the celebration’s senatorial ticket and the delegates overwhelmingly voted for him.


The publication reported that since Lawan misplaced out within the ruling celebration’s presidential main, he is been making strikes to reclaim the Yobe North ticket. 

Machina has nonetheless vowed by no means to relinquish the ticket to Lawan who has been representing the senatorial district since 2007 when he crossed over from the Home of Representatives to the Pink Chamber.


He stated; 


“So far as I’m involved, I contested for the Yobe North senatorial ticket and I gained the election. I used to be confirmed elected as a result of there have been different contestants however I used to be the one which was certified. I occurred to be unopposed.

“I’m nonetheless the candidate; I’ve not withdrawn and I cannot withdraw for anyone.  I’m being approached by some individuals however I cannot withdraw, Insha Allah.” 


A celebration member loyal to Machina, Hussaini Mohammed Isa additionally advised Every day Belief that plenty of stress was mounted on the candidate handy over the APC senatorial ticket to Lawan. The transfer was nonetheless faulted by some leaders who acknowledged that Machina laboured for the ticket.


Lawan’s supporters on their very own half, have stated that they need him to proceed representing the senatorial district within the Pink Chamber.

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