2023: Barau Jibrin wins APC senate ticket for third term with landslide
Bichi Local Government area of Kano State, the center for the Kano North Senatorial District All Progressive Congress (APC) Primary Elections, went agog as Senator Barau Jibrin won in a landslide all the votes cast at the election.
The Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation won all the six hundreds and ninety seven delegates votes, following the stepping down of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as part of the reconciliation efforts between the APC stakeholders in Kano.
Delegates who came from the Northern District of the State 16 Local Government areas started arriving the elections venue as early as 10am in the morning while affirmation of the main Contender Senator Barau Jibrin commenced around 5pm.
Some Delegates who spoke at the venue said they are overwhelmingly voting for Barau Jibrin because of his footprints all over the 16 local government areas of the Kano North during the last eight years of his tenure.
Sani Dauda from Shanono Local Government area of Kano, said for the first time in the history of the District , a Senator was rehabilitated their three main Dams of Guzu Guzu, Watari and Tomas so as for them to enjoy irrigation farming.
Another Delegate, Sani Danlami notes that Senator Barau Jibrin was constructed road networks for them linking almost all the local government areas while Kano to Dayi leading to Kano Dual carriage roads was another giant project undertaken by the Senator.
Speaking shortly after his reelection, Senator Barau Jibrin assured that he will continue to carry along everyone from the area regardless of his party affiliation.
Barau Jibrin said his reelection to contest the Senate seat was a testimony that Kano APC was one strong family that believes in the progress of the State, commending Governor Ganduje for his fatherly role in handling the affairs of the State.