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

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


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