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Nigeria Election: El-Rufai lead the poll, sets to continue as Governor of Kaduna State

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Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Governor Kaduna State.
Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Governor Kaduna State.


Governor Nasir El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to be declared winner of Kaduna state gubernatorial election.

 Returning officer, Prof Mohammed Yahuza Bello has slated the announcement for 11:00am.

 Meanwhile, from the results of the 23 local government areas of the state, collated at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna showed that, 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. 

 While the opposition candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru Kudan of the People’s Democratic Party has won in nine local government areas Jaba, Kachia, Kaura, Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Sanga, Chikun and Jema’a local government areas.

 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