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El-Rufai Gets Over 1 Million Votes, Re-elected As Kaduna State Governor

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The All Progressives Congress has been declared winner of the Kaduna state Governorship election.
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Nasir El-Rufai has been declared winner of Kaduna state governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
 
The Returning Officer for the governorship poll, Prof. Mohammed Yahuza Bello said El-Rufai polled a total of 1.045,427 to emerge winner.
 
Prof. Bello said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru polled a total of 814,168 votes.
 
According to him: “Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress having scored the highest number of votes and met all the requirements of the law, is hereby returned elected”.
 
The results of the 23 local government areas of the state show Governor El-Rufai won in 14 local government areas of Makarfi, Soba, Kudan, Ikara, Kauru, Kubau, Kaduna North, Giwa, Birnin Gwari, Sabongari, Lere, Kaduna South, Zaria and Igabi local government areas.
 
The opposition candidate, Ashiru, on the other hand, won in nine local government areas Jaba, Kachia, Kaura, Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Sanga, Chikun, Kagarko and Jema’a local government areas.
 
The results equally show El-Rufai got 56 percent of the total votes scored while Ashiru of the PDP got 44 percent.
 
The results per local government area are as follow:
 
Kachia
 
APC 30,812
 
PDP 51,780
 
Kaura
 
APC 8,342
 
PDP 38,764
 
Jaba
 
APC 6,278
 
PDP 22,976
 
Kajuru
 
APC 10,229
 
PDP 34,658
 
Makarfi
 
APC 34,956
 
PDP 22,301
 
Soba
 
APC 55,046
 
PDP 25,440
 
Kudan
 
APC 28,624
 
PDP 22,022
 
Ikara
 
APC 41,969
 
PDP 22,553
 
Kauru
 
APC 34,844
 
PDP 31,928
 
Kubau
 
APC 67,182
 
PDP 17,074
 
Giwa
 
APC 51,455
 
PDP 19,834
 
Zango Kataf
 
APC 13,448
 
PDP 87,546
 
Sanga
 
APC 20,806
 
PDP 21,226
 
Kaduna North
 
APC 97,243
 
PDP 27,665
 
Birnin Gwari
 
APC 32,292
 
PDP 16,901
 
Chikun
 
APC 24,262
 
PDP 86,261
 
Sabon Gari
 
APC 57,655
 
PDP 25,519
 
Lere
 
APC 71,056
 
PDP 45,215
 
Jema’a
 
APC 21,265
 
PDP 63,129
 
Kagarko
 
APC 21,982
 
PDP 26,643
 
Zaria
 
APC 111,014
 
PDP 35,356
 
Igabi
 
APC 102,612
 
PDP 31,429
 
Kaduna South
 
APC 102,035
 
PDP 37,948
 
APC Total Votes:
 
1.045,427
 
PDP Total Votes:
 
814,168