Kaduna Governor triumphs in gubernatorial elections

Asma'u Halilu, Kaduna

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Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state, North-West Nigeria.

The incumbent Governor of the APC in Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai emerges victorious in the just concluded Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections and returned re-elected.

While declaring him winner, the Collation Officer, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello of the Bayero University Kano said El-Rufai scored 1,045,427 to defeat his opponent of the PDP, Isa Ashiru Kudan who scored 814,168

Our Correspondent reports that, the  Governor won 14 out the 23 LGAs across the State while PDP won 9 LGAs and that about 38 candidates contested the Gubernatorial seat.

Below is the breakdown of results by local governments:
Kaura Local government:
Dr. Luka Kachia Maude from A.B.U
APC:8,342
PDP:38,764

Makarfi local government:
Professor Tijjani Abubakar from A.B.U
APC:34,956
PDP:22,301

Jaba Local government:
Dr. Ajibike Maruf from A.B.U
APC:6,298
PDP:22,976

Kudan Local government:
Professor Yusuf Dada Amadi
APC:28,624
PDP:22,022

Ikara Local government
APC:41,969
PDP:22,553

Kubau Local government
Dr. Salisu Garba
APC:57,182
PDP:17,074

Kajuru Local government
Dr. A. Zaria Ibrahim
APC:10,229
PDP:34,658

Giwa Local government
Professor Lawal Saidu
APC:51,455
PDP:19,834

Kauru Local government
Professor Boyi Jimoh
APC:34,844
PDP:31,928

Kachia Local government
Malam Mustapha Abdullahi
APC:30,812
PDP:51,780

Soba Local government
Dr. Musa Ibrahim
APC:55,046
PDP:25,440

Sanga LG
Alhassan Muhaed.
APC 20,806
PDP 21,226

Zango Kataf LG
Dr Olusegun Ajayi
APC 13,448
PDP 87,546

Kaduna North LG
Hajiya Hadiza Abubakar
APC 97,243
PDP 27,665

Birnin Gwari
Prof Sani Shehu
APC:32,2292
PDP:16,901

Chikun LGA
Prof Emmanuel Bamidele
APC:24,262
PDP:86,251

Sabon Gari local government
Professor Abdullahi Idris
APC:57,655
PDP:25,519

Lere local government
Professor Musa Kargi
APC:71,056
PDP:45,215

Jama’a local government
Dr. Uguru Chike
APC:21,265
PDP:63,129

Kagarko local government
Professor Ibrahim Adamu
APC:21,982
PDP:26,643

Kaduna South
APC: 102,035
PDP: 37,948

Igabi LGA
Prof Mustapha Suleiman
APC:102, 612
PDP:31,492

Zaria LGA
Pro MM Garba
APC:111,014
PDP:35,356

 

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