Hajiya Aisha Dahiru of the All Progressives Congress has won Adamawa Central Senatorial seat, making her the only female Senator-elect so far in Northern Nigeria.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Buba Jakusko, said Dahiru scored 188,526 votes to beat Mr. Murtala Chibado of the Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 96,530 votes.
Jakusko said Mr. Mustafa Madawaki of the African Democratic Congress came third with 36,030 votes.
The Adamawa Central Senatorial zone is made up of Yola South, Yola North as well as Girei, Fufore, Song and Gombi Local Government Areas of the state.
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