By Moses Kolo
The All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Malam Uba Sani, has emerged winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
Announcing the outcome of the election on Monday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Lawal Bilbis of Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, said Sani polled 730,002 votes to defeat his closest contender, Ashiru Kudan of PDP, who garnered 719,196 votes.
The Labour Party (LP) party’s gubernatorial candidate, Mr Jonathan Asake, came third with 58,283 votes.
Reviewing the votes obtained during the election, the Returning Officer said a total of 1565861 votes were cast, out of which 19114 were declared invalid.
NAN reports that 11 candidates of other political parties contested in the election. (NAN)