INEC has declared Labour Party’s Donatus Mathew the winner of Kaura Fed Constituency Kaduna. Hon. Donatus Matthew, who was an okada rider before contesting for the office, won the Federal House of Representatives in Southern Kaduna under the Labour Party.
According to reports, Donatus Matthew was an ex-councilor during Ex-governor Ahmed Makarfi administration in Kaduna State.
At a point in his life, he fell into hard times and ventured into commercial bike riding which is locally known as “okada” to make ends meet.
Matthew contested for the Federal House of Representative for Kaura Federal Constituency in Southern Kaduna senatorial District and won the ticket under the Labour Party.
Donatus Matthew won Hon. Gideon Gwani Lucas of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who was the current Federal House member in an enthusiastic-contested election.
Vanguard reported that Donatus Matthew didn’t only win in his polling unit as he also made sure the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, won in his polling unit.
It was gathered that Donatus Matthew didn’t really do much campaign but still ended up winning in a landslide victory.
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