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Former Sports Minister, Dalung loses house of Representative election in Plateau

A former Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, has lost his bid to be elected to the federal House of Representatives.

The former minister who contested under the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP) polled 3,369 and came third behind the PDP and APC candidates in his Langtang North,/Langtang South Constituency.

The eventual winner of the contest, Beni Lar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), scored 42,008 votes and will be representing the constituency for the fifth time in the green Chamber.

The runner-up of the contest, Vincent Bulus of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, scored 21,345 votes.

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