Senator Bello Mandiya, a current serving Senator representing Katsina South Senatorial District has failed to secure a return ticket in the just concluded primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Mandiya, who secured 123 votes, was defeated by a member of the House of Representative, Hon. Muntari Dandutse, who polled 405 votes.

Mandiya, a one time Chief of Staff to Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State was elected Senator for the Katsina South Senatorial district in February 2019 on the platform of APC.

Senator Mandiya loses Katsina South APC ticket to Dandutse