Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal has proven his popularity at his home base, winning the two units around him for the Labour Party.
The party won big in the presidential election at Babachir’s home units in Hong Local Government Area of the state against his own party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Babachir had chosen to work for the victory of the Presidential ticket of the Labour Party in protest against the same-faith ticket of his APC.
His home base is the Jiga Jiga A and B polling units of Banshika Ward in the Hong LGA where he was during the Presidential/National Assembly elections on Saturday.
At Jiga Jiga A unit, Labour Party’s Peter Obi polled 302 votes while the candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar got 67 votes and APC’s Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu came third with 19 votes.
At Jiga Jiga B polling unit, Labour Party got 101 votes, PDP 21, and APC 13, according to figures which skyblasttv obtained Sunday afternoon.