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KwaraDecides: Rukayat Shittu Becomes Youngest Assembly Member



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26-year-old Rukayat Motunrayo Shittu has been declared winner of House of Assembly election for Owode/Onire State Constituency under the umbrella of the ruling All Progressive Congress Party.

Fidel Info reports that The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Shittu as the winner in Ilorin, the state’s capital.

The House of Assembly and Gubernatorial elections were held on Saturday across the state

Ruqayat polled 7521 to defeat her major opponent, PDP Abdullah Magaji who polled 6957.

It was rumored that the some members of the party were against her candidacy and almost cost her said candidacy.

Ruqayat Shittu is a journalist, seamstress and a women’s rights advocate.

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