A member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Abdussamad Dasuki, on Sunday picked the ticket of the All Progressives Congress for the Kebbe-Tambuwal Federal Constituency.
If Dasuki wins the February 2015 election, he will succeed the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who has been on the seat for the past eight years.
Dasuki, from Dogon Daji in the Tambuwal Local Governemnt Area, was affirmed as the candidate of the constituency by 176 delegates from 21 wards in Kebbe and Tambuwal local government areas of Sokoto State.
Political office holders from the constituency serving at both the state and the federal levels witnessed the election, which took place at the Tambuwal Stadium.
Dasuki is presently the chairman of finance and appropriation committee of the Sokoto State House of Assembly.