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 Kaduna guber polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

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 Kaduna guber polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the Saturday’s governorship polls.

El-Rufai floored his closest rival, Isa Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party with a margin of 231, 259 votes.

After the collation that lasted two days, El-Rufai was declared winner by Prof. Muhammed Bello, the state collation officer.

Bello said the incumbent governor polled a total of 1, 045, 427 while Ashiru polled 814, 168 votes.

“That Nasir El-Rufai of the APC having satisfied the requirements of the law and having scored the highest number of votes is hereby returned and elected,” Mr. Bello said.

Meanwhile, from the results of the 23 local government areas of the state collated at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna, it showed that governor El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress, APC won in 14 Local Government Areas.

The Local Government Areas are Makarfi, Soba, Kudan, Ikara, Kauru, Kubau, Kaduna North, Giwa, Birnin Gwari, Sabongari, Lere, Kaduna South, Zaria and Igabi.

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Isa Mohammed Ashiru won in nine Local Government Areas of the State.

The areas according to the INEC Returning Officer are Jaba, Kachia, Kaura, Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Sanga, Chikun and Jema’a.

The results per local government area, are as follow

KAURA LG

APC – 8, 342

PDP – 38, 764

Collation Officer: Dr. Lucas Maude

  1. MAKARFI LG

APC – 34, 956

PDP – 22, 301

Collation Officer: Tijani Abubakar

  1. JABA LG

APC – 6, 298

PDP – 22, 976

Collation Officer: Ajibike Maruf Ajibola

  1. KUDAN

APC – 28, 624

PDP – 22, 022

Collation Officer: Prof. Yusuf Dada Amadi

  1. IKARA LG

APC – 41, 969

PDP – 22, 553

Collation Officer: Prof. Mustapha Abdullahi

  1. KUBAU LG

APC – 67, 182

PDP – 17, 074

Collation Officer: Dr. Salisu Garba

  1. KAJURU LG

APC – 10, 229

PDP – 34, 658

Collation Officer: Dr. Abubakar Ibrahim

  1. GIWA LG

APC – 51, 455

PDP – 19, 834

Collation Officer: Prof. Lawal Saidu

  1. KAURU

APC – 34, 844

PDP – 31, 928

Collation Officer: Prof. Boyi Jimoh

  1. KACHIA LG

APC – 30, 812

PDP – 51,780

Collation Officer: Mustapha Abdullahi

  1. SOBA LG

APC – 55, 046

PDP – 25, 440

Collation Officer: Dr. Musa Ibrahim

  1. ZANGON KATAF LG

APC – 13, 448

PDP – 87, 546

Collation Officer: Olusegun Ajayi

  1. SANGA LG

APC – 20, 806

PDP – 21, 226

Collation Officer: Alhassan Muhammed

  1. KADUNA NORTH LG

APC – 97, 243

PDP – 27, 665

Collation Officer: Zakari Muhammed

  1. BIRNIN GWARI LG

APC – 32, 292

PDP – 16, 901

Collation Officer: Muhammed Shehu

  1. CHIKUN LG

APC – 24, 262

PDP – 86, 261

Collation Officer: Prof. Emmanuel Bamidele

  1. SABON GARI

APC – 57, 655

PDP – 25, 519

Collation Officer: Prof. Abdullahi Idris

  1. LERE LG

APC – 71, 056

PDP – 45, 215

Collation Officer: Dr. Salihu Musa

  1. JEMA’A LG

APC – 21, 265

PDP – 63, 129

Collation Officer: Dr Uguru Chike

  1. KAGARKO LG

APC – 21, 982

PDP – 26, 643

Collation Officer: Ibrahim Adamu

  1. KADUNA SOUTH LG

APC – 102, 035

PDP – 37, 948

Collation Officer: Prof. Wilson

  1. IGABI LG

APC – 102, 612

PDP – 31, 429

  1. ZARIA LG

APC – 111, 014

PDP – 35, 356

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