Buhari wins ​presidential election ​in Kaduna

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Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress has defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in Kaduna​,​ with 1, 127,760 to 484,085 votes.

The opposition APC won in 14 of the 23 local government areas of the state, leaving the ruling party with nine local government​ areas​.

​Rights campaigner, ​Shehu Sani​,​ of ​the ​APC won the Kaduna Central Senatorial seat after defeating Mohammed Aruwa of the PDP with 468,964 to 168, 241.

Also, APC’s Suleiman Hunkuyi defeated the incumbent Senator and former Kaduna State Governor, Ahmed Makarfi, to clinch the Northern senatorial seat​,​ with 447,917 to 136,197.

However, Danjuma Laah of the PDP defeated APC’s Ishaku Shekarau​,​ to emerge winner of the southern Kaduna senatorial seat with 259,239 to 119,022.

For the Presidential poll, APC scored 12,817 in Sanga local government, while PDP polled 22,838 votes.

In Soba LGA, APC polled 61,656 while PDP polled 1,998. In Jaba LGA APC polled 5342 votes while PDP polled 18,314 votes.

In Kaduna South LGA APC polled 132,51

In Sabon Garin LGA APC polled 71,022 votes PDP polled 10,845.

In Kajuru LGA, APC polled 11,592 while PDP polled 29,292.

In Kaura LGA APC polled 7,101 votes while PDP polled27,502 votes.

In Kudan LGA, APC polled ‎38,177 while PDP polled 2,167.

In Kubau LGA. ACP polled 63,875 while PDP polled 6,377.

In Makarfi LGA APC polled 44,241 votes, PDP polled 3500‎ votes.

In Kaduna North LGA APC polled 119,622 votes while PDP polled 16,551 votes.

Nigeria map showing states the 2 leading parties have won so far according the results announced by INEC.


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  • mustapha Shehu

    President Goodluck received over a million votes in kaduna in 2011 election.In 2015 it dropped to over 400000, now with a shorfall of over 600000..whats happens to the 600000 that did not vote for him this year.Are they all dead or have they changed their minds not vote for him again? Over to Femi funny Kayode for an update.