Buhari defeats Atiku in Kano with over one million votes

Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]
President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

President Muhammadu Buhari has won all the 44 local government areas of Kano State with 1.4 million votes.

The INEC collation officer for the presidential election in Kano, Magaji Garba, announced that Mr Buhari scored 1,464,768 (78.9 per cent) of the total votes cast to beat the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who polled 391,593 (21.1 per cent).

Kano has 5,391,581 registered voters, out of which 2,006,410 voters were accredited for the presidential election.

The result showed that the total votes cast was 1,964,751, out of which 73,617 votes were rejected. Valid votes were 1, 891,134.

BREAKDOWN OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULT BY LGs

Dawakinkudu local government
APC 39,261
PDP 10,751

Kura local government
APC 34,996
PDP 9,047

Registered voters 102,602
Accredited voters 46,318

Fagge local government
APC 31,010
PDP 16,383

Kumbotso local government
APC 53,923
PDP 11,368

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Registered voters 204,107
Accredited voters 53,923

Takai local government
APC 38,477
PDP 5877

Registered voters 121,406
Accredited voters 47,062

Dawakintofa local government
APC 37,417
PDP 6,507

Registered voters 101,254
Accredited voters 47,675

Valid vote cast 45,056
Invalid 2,306
Total vote cast 47,362

Kunchi local government
APC 20,375
PDP 4,983

Registered voters 58, 334
accredited voters 27,28

Bagwai local government
APC 23, 375
PDP 10, 584

Registered voters 89,134 Accredited voters 36, 929

Garun Malam local government
APC 23, 810
PDP 4, 861

Tofa local government
APC 19,984
PDP 7,732

Gabasawa local government
APC 24, 420
PDP 6,130

Registered voters 78,627
Accredited voters 32,847

Bunkure local government
APC 27,232
PDP 9,528

Registered voters 89,616
Accredited voters 39,803

Rimingado local government
APC 20,589
PDP10,305

Registered voters 63,347
Accredited voters 32,878

Karaye local government
APC 23,023
PDP 8,265

Registered voters 76,355
Accredited voters 33,243

Madobi local government
APC 26,110
PDP 13,113

Tudunwada Local Government
APC 38,865
PDP 10, 707

Sumaila Local Government
APC 34,609
PDP 4,904

Tsanyawa Local Government
APC 25,823
PDP 5,399

Gwarzo Local Government
APC 33,581
PDP 10,682

Rano Local Government
APC 23,855
PDP 7,055

Ajingi Local Government
APC 21,458
PDP 5,267

Gezawa Local Government
APC 29,954
PDP 8,246

Kibiya local government
APC 29,954
PDP 8,246

Wudil local government
APC 28,755
PDP 5,108

Kabo local Government
APC 29,482
PDP 8,955

Registered voters 84,423
Accredited voters 41,610

Gwale local government
APC 50,834
PDP 12,283

Bebeji local government
APC 26,023
PDP 8,190

Doguwa local government
APC 25, 454
PDP 7,013

Gaya local government
APC 25,864
PDP 6,572

Albasu local government
APC 26,412
PDP 10285

Warawa local government
APC 19,073
PDP 6,101

Ungoggo local government
APC 51,842
PDP 10,472

Minjibir local government
APC 27,725
PDP 5,870

Garko local government
APC 22,356
PDP 2,840

Shanono local government
APC 24,173
PDP 8,469

Dambatta local government
APC 31, 850
PDP 6,947

Wudil local government
APC 28,755
PDP 5,108

Kiru local government
APC 36,739
PDP 12,205

Bichi federal constituency
APC 42,714
PDP 11,050

Kano Municipal local government
APC 65,579
PDP 15,523

Registered voters 309,309
Accredited voters 87,313
Total votes cast 86,998

Tarauni local government
APC 52,585
PDP 7,323

Registered voters 209,421
Accredited voters 65,545
Total votes cast 64,173
Rejected votes 3,100

Nassarawa local government
APC 84,289
PDP 16,140

Registered voters 402,753
Total valid votes 101,985
Rejected votes 4,230
Total votes cast 106,215

Makoda local government
APC 24,749
PDP 3,234

Registered voters 70,383
Accredited voters 30,383
Total valid votes 28,808
Rejected votes 1,323
Total votes cast 30,131

Dala local government
APC 65,047
PDP 16,711

Registered voters 324,409
Accredited voters 87,191
Valid votes 82,985
Rejected votes 3,189
Total votes cast 86,174

Rogo local government
APC 32,991
PDP 12,465

Registered voters 111,648
Accredited voters 48,512
Valid votes 45,986
Rejected votes 1,465
Total votes cast 47,451

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