A small-scale farmer Alhaji Sani Zaburan has emerged as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kaugama Constituency, Jigawa state, ahead of the 2019 general election.

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Zaburan, who was Chairman of Kaugama Local Government Area in 2002, defeated the incumbent lawmaker Usman Masaki.

Chairman of the electoral committee Auwalu Kiri said Zaburan scored 298 votes to defeat Masaki, who polled 0 vote.

Kiri said out of the 342 voters in the constituency, 302 were accredited and the total votes cast stood at 302.

He said 298 votes were valid adding that four votes were invalid in the election.