#TrackNigeria: Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has been re-elected as governor of Kaduna State for the second term in office.
Announcing the result on Monday in Kaduna, the State Returning Officer, Prof. Muhammed Yahuza Bello said, El-Rufai, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scored 1,045,427 votes to emerge winner.
He said the candidate, Alhaji Isah Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 814,168 votes
“Bello said Malam Nasiru El-Rufai haven fulfilled all the requirements of the law, and scored the highest votes is hereby declared winner of the Kaduna State governorship election.””
Bello said the APC won in 14 LGs while the PDP won in nine LGs that make up 23 LGs in the State.
According to him, the APC won in Ikara,Kubau,Makarfi, Kudan , Giwa, Kauru and Soba local government areas.
The APC also won in Lere, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna North and Sabon Gari, Igabi, Kaduna South, Zaria LGs.
While the opposition PDP won in nine local government areas, including Kajuru,Kaura, Jaba, Kachia, Zango Kataf, Sanga, Kagarko, Jema’a and Chikun LGAs.
The results are as follows:
1.Ikara Local government
2.Kubau Local government
3.Kajuru Local government
4.Kaura Local government:
5.Makarfi local government:
6.Jaba Local government:
7.Kudan Local government:
8.Giwa Local government
9.Kauru Local government
10.Kachia Local government
11. Soba Local government
PDP:25,44012.Sanga Local GovernmentAPC 20,806PDP 21,22613. Zango Kataf Local GovernmentAPC 13,448PDP 87,54614 Kaduna North Local GovernmentAPC 97,243PDP 27,66515.Birnin Gwari Local GovernmentAPC 32,292PDP 16,90116.Chikun Local GovernmentAPC 24, 262PDP 86, 25117.Sabon Gari Local GovernmentAPC 57,655PDP 25,51918.Lere Local GovernmentAPC 71,056PDP 45,21519. Jema’a Local GovernmentAPC 21,265PDP 63,12920. Kagarko Local governmentAPC 21,982PDP 26,64321.Kaduna South Local governmentAPC 102,612PDP 31, 42922.Igabi Local governmentAPC 102,035PDP 37, 94823.Zaria Local governmentAPC 111,014PDP 35,356The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 38 political parties fielded candidates the Kaduna State Governorship poll.NAN reports that the ruling APC, the PDP, PRP, SDP and APGA were most prominent among the Political Parties participated in the March 9poll in the state.(NAN)