OrderPaperToday – The result from the February 23 National Assembly election has given Lawan Shettima Ali the opportunity to represent Bursari/Geidam/Yunusari federal constituency of Yobe state for the first time.

Mr. Lawan who was the House of Representatives candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress won the seat in the low chamber after defeating other candidates including Alhaji Hassan Abba of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Ali was a local government chairman, Special Adviser and National Secretary of the ANPP at various times. He is currently the state commissioner of works.

Reporting by Owokade Oluwatomilade

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