Gov El-Rufai re-elected Governor of Kaduna State – INEC




#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

APC:41,969

PDP:22,553

2.Kubau Local government

APC:57,182

PDP:17,074

3.Kajuru Local government

APC:10,229

PDP:34,658

4.Kaura Local government:

APC:8,342

PDP:38,764

5.Makarfi local government:

APC:34,956

PDP:22,301

6.Jaba Local government:

APC:6,298

PDP:22,976

7.Kudan Local government:

APC:28,624

PDP:22,022

8.Giwa Local government

APC:51,455

PDP:19,834

9.Kauru Local government

APC:34,844

PDP:31,928

10.Kachia Local government

APC:30,812

PDP:51,780

11. Soba Local government

APC:55,046

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)




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