Lafia Town has been thrown into a mood of celebration as the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Lafia Central constituency, Hon. Solomon Yakubu Akwashiki has been declared winner of the March 18 State Assembly elections.
Our reporter observed a convoy of vehicles carrying many supporters of the SDP candidate moving along Jos Road possibly heading towards the residence of Hon. Akwashiki for more celebration.
Recall that the elections for the 24 State Constituency seats in Nasarawa State all held on March 18 and while the other 23 results had been declared, that of Lafia Central had remained pending as the collation was suspended.
INEC however reconvened collation on Wednesday (March 22, 2023) and the results were finally declared on Thursday (March 23) with Hon. Solomon Akwashiki emerging the winner beating Babalungu of the People’s Democratic Party and the incumbent Angibi of the All Progressives Congress.