The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Mr Barnabas Bantex, has picked the All Progressives Congress ticket for Kaduna South Senatorial District.
Bantex, an architect, recorded a landslide victory at the primary election held in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area.
Announcing the results, the Returning Officer, Mr Gabriel Iduseri, declared Bantex winner having polled a total of 2,287 votes against Caleb Zegi, former PDP senator, who scored 268 votes.
Bantex expressed gratitude to the delegates and gave an assurance that he would offer a responsive and responsible representation, if elected at the general election.
He promised to address the religious and ethnic divides in Southern Kaduna in the overall interest of the zone and the state at large.