BREAKING NEWS – El Rufai Winning Comfortably in Kaduna

BREAKING NEWS – El Rufai Winning Comfortably in Kaduna

By Alex Uangbaoje, Kaduna

Kaduna State gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, (APC), Mallam Nasir El Rufai, is maintaining a clear and embarrassing victory over the incubent Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
Election results from 15 of the 23 Local Government Areas, LGAs, of Kaduna States indicate the following:

Giwa APC 48,248 PDP 14197

Igabi 88,361 PDP 20,180

Ikara APC 37,521 PDP 16,836

Kaduna South APC 120,535 PDP 15,665

Chikun APC 36,920 PDP 27,248

Jema’ah APC 39,760 PDP45,272

Kaduna North APC 106,915 PDP 12,465

Kagarko APC 24,846 PDP 15,413

Kajuru APC 18,522 PDP 21,296

Kaura APC 37,521 PDP 16,836

Kubau APC 53,934 PDP 14,034

Makarfi APC 37,759, PDP 11,084

Sabon Gari APC 61,107
PDP 12,504

Soba APC 55,836 PDP 12,743

Chikun APC 36,920
PDP 27,248

APC 864, 693
PDP 293,201

The results shows Mallam El Rufai  of the APC scoring 864,693 votes over Alh. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of the PDP, who scored 293,201 votes.
Meanwhile, Chief Returning Officer for Kaduna State gubernatorial election, Professor Jafar Kaura has announced a short break around 12 noon, as the results from the remaining 8 LGAs are being awaited.

As the remaining results are being awaited, Kaduna  is breathless, with most of the streets deserted in anticipation of the wild, “violent” jubilation that visited the victory of Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, as President-Elect under the APC penultimate week. Scores were killed  in self-caused  accidents and many more secured injuries in many northern areas of the state from weird jubilation over the victory.

But, it would seem as if government is determined to reduced that kind of jubilation, as ferocious looking, armed police and military personell were seen manning many of the likely hot areas of Kaduna town.


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